Our use of "hope" in everyday conversations isn't truly what is meant by "hope" as Saint Paul uses it in his letter to the N. The "hope" he writes about is qualitatively different from "hope" that we place in people or things because our "hope" rests on someone who is perfect and will never abandon us.
Follow this link to hear Br. Thomas More's homily for the Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity.
(scroll down to May 2016)
Br. Thomas More was ordained to the diaconate on May 14, 2016. This summer (2016) he is preaching at several of the Sunday Masses at St. Peter Church in Memphis, Tennessee and working on his thesis.