“Do not let yourselves be robbed of hope! Do not let hope be stolen! The hope that Jesus gives us.” – Pope Francis
Pope Francis’ first words as pope — his homilies and audiences from Holy Week through Pentecost — reflect his joy, compassion, and love for all people, which has captivated the world.
The Pope’s grace-filled perspective during this most hopeful season of the Church year will inspire and encourage you. But no matter what the season, New Beginning, New Hope will engage your spirit and help you live your Catholic faith, share the Good News, and make your own profound difference in the world.
Editor’s note: The material in this book is derived from catechesis give by Pope Francis during homilies and audiences from March 24, 2013 (Palm Sunday) to May 19, 2013 (Pentecost). The texts have been edited slightly to facilitate presentation in book form. The date each address was originally presented, along with other pertinent information, is annotated in the footnotes.