Is There Hope in God’s Providence During Desolation?
December 13th—the Feast Day of St. Lucy, I stood aside a grave of another unborn child. It is unnatural for a father to bury his child. Standing in a cemetery after the funeral Mass for your miscarried child is truly a surreal and somber experience. When humans encounter death—especially the loss of a family member or close friend—the virtue of hope oftentimes becomes the only stable force in a person’s life.
Theological Hope is Unique
Secular society hijacked the word hope to refer a sort of false optimism. Such chimeric hope is not what theological hope is grounded in. According to the