HOPE in this time of need. The faith I love the best, says God, is hope
Prof. Cornelius Casey (Loyola Institute), will address the subject of Hope in our next Loyola Lecture on Weds 20th November, 7:30pm.Loyola Institute, Room G16.
Optimism is not enough in a time of need. Optimism shatters easily enough in dire need; on a personal level, (’will it turn out well for me?’) or concerning our human Planet, (how will it turn out for us?). Hope is different, deeper, tougher, more persistent. In Christian terms it is a foundational virtue, - faith, hope, love. ’The faith I love the best, says God, is hope’. (Charles Peguy) . Can hope be learned, cultivated? Can we be schooled in hope? How is it practised in this time of need?