Executive Director of Courage International, Fr. Philip Bochanski, joins us live from the University of St. Mary of the Lake in Mundelein, IL to talk about the virtue of hope.
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About our drink:
We recorded on campus and consequently, we were not allowed to have an alcoholic beverage this evening.
About the gear:
The Virtue of Hope is excellent spiritual reading for everyone, an instruction manual for how to grow in hope and in bravery in the face of life’s challenges. It is a clarion call that hope must not be merely theoretical, but must “lead us to a deeper relationship with God, an encounter with the One who loves us and calls us to friendship with Himself.”
About our topic:
We try to lay out what hope is but also shows how we can exercise this theological virtue, through being daring, changing our ways, serving the Lord, struggling, suffering, and praying. We examine how hope directs us to our ultimate goal of life with God and gives us the strength and perseverance to attain it.
About our guest:
Father Philip G. Bochanski, a native of suburban Philadelphia, was ordained a priest for the Archdiocese of Philadelphia in 1999. In addition to several parish assignments, he has served as a high school teacher, chaplain for cloistered nuns, and spiritual director for seminarians. In 2017, he was appointed the executive director of Courage International, an apostolate that provides pastoral care to men and women who experience same-sex attractions and have chosen to live a chaste life. He is an award-winning author, and has published several articles, books and audio lecture series on such topics as Church history, spirituality and pastoral care.
Gear: The Virtue of Hope
Discussing the Theological Virtue of Hope
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