Flannery O’Connor: “the only thing that makes the Church endurable”

She has voiced the essence of Church life.

Dover Beach

Flannery O'Conner

“…the only thing that makes the Church endurable is that it is somehow the body of Christ and that on this we are fed. It seems to be a fact that you have to suffer as much from the Church as for it but if you believe in the divinity of Christ, you have to cherish the world at the same time that you struggle to endure it. ”

Flannery O’Connor

 

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