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Thirsting for the Holy Spirit

An excerpt from Living in the Father's Embrace

By: Fr. George Montague, S.M.

Jesus assures us that we can have that Holy Spirit for the asking. Our asking cannot, however, be routine. It must be passionate and persevering.

That is the meaning of Jesus’ story just before he tells us to ask (Luke 11:5-8). A midnight visitor arrives, and the family provider...

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