Advent: praying in the car

Dec 7, 2011

I have found the car to be a great ‘monastic cell’ for prayer. This is probably helpful since my appointment to North Canterbury will give me a lot more ‘car-time’ next year.  

The red traffic light encourages me to be still even more. I can spend the minutes at the red light frustrated at the slow change. OR, I can turn off the radio and take two or three minutes of stillness and silence.

Fr. Robert Barron (retreat preacher for the Christchurch priests last week) offers this reflection:


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