The Word Among Us

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“I Thirst”

God longs for me. Do I long for him?

By: Cardinal Basil Hume

“I Thirst”: God longs for me. Do I long for him? by Cardinal Basil Hume

That word, “I am thirsty,” is of all the last words that Jesus spoke on the cross the most personal and the most intimate.


It is the revelation of God’s great love, at once warm and strong, for us and for those of us also who have rejected him or despised him....

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