on what the world needs

“Yet, when all is said and done, what the world most needs from the church is not so much instruction about the nature of the mystery as a glimpse of the Mystery itself operative in us. It already knows its own passion, and the vastness of the shipwreck of history; it waits for us to show it the power of Christ’s Passion and to lift man’s agony into His.”

– Robert Farrar Capon, An Offering of Uncles: The Priesthood of Adam & the Shape of the World

I cannot wait to read this book.

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