On bishops and masculinity by Fr. Bevil Bramville, OMI at The Catholic Thing

Great post on bishops and masculinity at The Catholic Thing by Fr. Bevil Bramville, OMI Money quote:

Graced masculinity in action, presenting the Church directly to the faithful, shows the Church in all of her gendered beauty. The Church’s union with Christ becomes visible as the foundation of the union between a man and a woman for all society to see. The male presence of Christ working through the evangelizing bishop expresses Christ’s relationship to his Church. Reducing the Church’s presence to that of a corporation like a bank or a hamburger chain, however, means that the unique character of the presence of the Church and of its relating spousally is frittered away. The institution becomes as blah as any other.

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