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Christ is alive!  He is our hope, and in a wonderful way he brings youth to our world. #ChristusVivit - @Pontifex: 04/02/2019
02/01/2019 - May the Lord give us the grace of memory and of hope, in order to go forward with perseverance on the journey of our life. #SantaMarta
11/03/2018 - God is faithful and our hope in Him is like a fixed anchor in heaven.
10/23/2018 - Hope is not an idea, it is an encounter; like the woman waiting to meet the child who will be born from her womb. #SantaMarta
09/29/2018 - St Michael, help us to fight for our salvation. St Gabriel, bring us the Good News that gives hope. St Raphael, protect us on our journey.
09/23/2018 - Let us offer our lives in service and in joy, to make known to everyone that Jesus Christ is our only hope!
03/17/2018 - esus made Himself like the grain of wheat that falls to the ground and dies to give life. Our hope springs from that love-filled life.
02/28/2018 - We can support one another, and face every kind of challenge with courage and hope, when we draw our strength from Jesus.
11/05/2017 - Christ was victorious over death. He is our resurrection and our life. Be witnesses to this message of hope.
11/04/2017 - The Church needs faithful people who proclaim the Gospel with enthusiasm and wisdom, instilling hope and faith.
10/10/2017 - God does not disappoint! He has placed hope in our hearts so that it can blossom and bear fruit.
09/23/2017 - If we are faithful to Christ and do good works, we can spread the light of God’s hope.
09/20/2017 - Hope is the virtue of a heart that does not close itself in darkness or remain locked in the past, but looks towards the future.
09/14/2017 - In the Cross our hope is reborn. Hope born of the Cross is different from that of the world, because it is born of the love of Jesus.
09/08/2017 - Reconciliation is consolidated by the contribution of all. It enables us to build the future and makes hope grow.
08/24/2017 - Humanity needs hope in order to live and needs the Holy Spirit in order to hope.
08/06/2017 - Hope is the virtue of a heart that doesn't lock itself into darkness, that doesn't dwell on the past, but is able to see a tomorrow.
06/30/2017 - There is great need to feed Christian hope, which gives us a new view capable of discovering and seeing the good.
05/17/2017 - Our hope is the Lord Jesus whom we recognize as living and present in us and in our brothers and sisters.
04/06/2017 - Hope helps believers to be open to the surprises God has in store for us.
04/03/2017 - Lent is, by nature, a time of hope because it leads us to be born anew “of the spirit”, by the love of God.
03/22/2017 - Even if we may be men and women of little faith, the Lord saves us. We must always have hope in the Lord!
02/09/2017 - Hope opens new horizons and enables us to dream of what is not even imaginable.
01/26/2017 - Hope lets new life blossom, like a plant that grows from the seed fallen on the earth.
01/23/2017 - “Be not afraid, for I am with you”. Let us communicate hope and trust in our time!
12/27/2016 - Christmas has above all a taste of hope because, for all the darkness in our lives, God’s light shines forth.
12/06/2016 - Jesus gives meaning to my life here on earth and hope for the life to come.
12/04/2016 - Advent is a time to prepare our hearts to receive Christ, our Saviour and hope.
10/10/2016 - Punishment should necessarily include hope!
05/28/2016 - Remain steadfast in the journey of faith, with firm hope in the Lord. This is the secret of our journey!
05/17/2016 - The world needs the courage, hope, faith and perseverance of Christ’s followers.
04/27/2016 - Christian hope is a gift that God gives us if we come out of ourselves and open our hearts to him.
04/03/2016 - Mercy: the bridge that connects God and man, opening our hearts to the hope of being loved forever despite our sinfulness.
03/25/2016 - Impress, Lord, in our hearts the sentiments of faith, hope, love and sorrow for our sins.
02/18/2016 - I have felt welcomed and received with affection and hope by the Mexican people. Thank you for opening the doors to your lives.
02/17/2016 - You have asked me for a word of hope: what I have to offer you has a name: Jesus Christ.
02/13/2016 - Mexico has a young face. This makes it possible to contemplate and plan for a future, for a tomorrow. This offers hope.
01/19/2016 - The Gospel calls us to be close to the poor and forgotten, and to give them real hope.
12/19/2015 - Mercy is the path uniting God with man, for it opens the heart to the hope of an eternal love (MV 2).
11/29/2015 - I come to the Central African Republic as a pilgrim of peace and as an apostle of hope.
11/28/2015 - I have great hope for Africa, and for the harvest of grace that the Lord is preparing in your midst.
07/17/2015 - When everything falls apart, only one thing sustains our hope: God loves us, he loves everyone!
04/30/2015 - Amid so many problems, even grave, may we not lose our hope in the infinite mercy of God.

  Pope Francis' catecheses  

  Audience Youcat    
Isaiah 40: “Comfort, comfort my people…” 12/07/2016 308
Isaiah 52:7: “How beautiful on the mountains are the feet of the messenger who brings glad tidings of peace…” 12/14/2016  
Luke 2:  May we open our hearts to the Good News of the Saviour’s birth 12/21/2016 76-77
Abraham, father of Faith and Hope (Rom 4:18)-  "He believed, hoping against hope" 12/28/2016  
Our Lady’s tears for the death of her Son bear fruit in new hope and new life. 01/04/2017  
Psalm 115: The false hopes of idols 01/11/2017 355
Jonah 1: The prophet Jonah: Prayer and hope  01/18/2017  
Judith 8:9-17: Judith, the courage of a woman restores hope to a people 01/25/2017  
1 Thess 5:4-11: The helmet of hope of salvation 02/01/2017 152-155
1 Thess 5:2-22: Hope, Source of Mutual Comfort and Peace 02/08/2017  
Rom 5:1-5: Hope does not disappoint 02/15/2017  
Rom 8:19-27: For in this hope, we were saved 02/22/2017  
Lent as a journey of hope 03/01/2017  
Rom 12:9-13: The Apostle’s command: “rejoice in hope” 03/15/2017 308
Rom 15:1-6: On Hope founded on the Word: Perseverance, steadfastness and encouragement 03/22/2017 14
Rom 4:16-25: "Abraham believed, hoping against hope" 03/29/2017  
1 P 3:8-17: "Always be ready to give an explanation to anyone who asks you for a reason for your hope." 04/05/2017  
Jn 12:24-25: Hope of the world and hope of the Cross 04/12/2017 94; 98
1 Cor 15: "The Risen Christ, our hope." 04/19/2017 104-108
Mt 28:20: “And behold, I am with you always, until the end of the age.”: God’s promises, which have been fulfilled in the life, death and resurrection of Jesus 04/26/2017 218
Mt 2, 13-15: Apostolic Journey to Egypt: A sign of hope 05/03/2017  
Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of hope 05/10/2017 84-85
Saint Mary Magdalene, Apostle of hope 05/17/2017  
Lk 24, 13-35: Emmaus, the way of hope 05/24/2017  
The Holy Spirit will make us abound in hope 05/31/2017 38; 112-120
Our Father: The fatherhood of God is source of our hope 06/07/2017 37; 511-527
On beloved children, Certainty of hope 06/14/2017  
The Saints as witnesses and companions of Hope: "We can become Saints." 06/21/2017 342
Christian hope is the strength of the martyrs 06/28/2017 454
Baptism is the beginning of hope 08/02/2017 194-202
Lk 7: God’s mercy has the power to transform us and to give us back hope 08/09/2017  
Rev 21:5  “Behold, I make all things new!” - The novelty of Christian Hope 08/23/2017  
The memory of vocation keeps Hope alive 08/30/2017  
To the Young People: "Teaching hope" 09/20/2017  
The enemies of hope 09/27/2017  
“Missionaries of Hope today” 10/04/2017  
The dimension of hope that is vigilant waiting 10/11/2017  
Rev 14:13  “Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord” 10/18/2017  
Paradise, as the aim of our hope 10/25/2017