9 Things About Your Car that Say “Hi, We’re Catholic!”

 

1.   There’s a rosary hanging from the rear-view mirror.

rosary on mirror

 

 

 

 

 

 

Just keep it on a short leash, like the one in this picture, or you risk losing an eye.  Sure, if you’re going to blind yourself permanently you might as well do it with a very small crucifix, but still.

 

2.   You can’t fit into one parking space.

van

 

 

 

 

 

Vantastic.

 

3.   You have at least one pro-life bumper sticker…

bumper sticker

 

 

 

 

 

 

…but you don’t necessarily stop there.

bumperstickers

 

 

 

 

 

 

Our pro-life message:  “Yes, they’re all ours, and no, we’re not done.”

 

4.   You have a carpet of old church bulletins instead of floor mats.

church bulletin

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

And sure enough, your parish, just like every other parish in the country, consists entirely of realtors, dentists, and painters.

 

5.   You prominently display a St. Christopher prayer card and/or visor clip.

christopherst. christopher

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Who cares if he was a myth?  He was manly.  He probably smelled like bacon and fresh lumber.

 

6.   Your number one pre-set station is Catholic Radio.

car radio

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

fr. rocky

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Because even Journey can get old sometimes.

 

7.   You have an entire row of car seats.

car seats

 

 

 

 

 

 

And none of them are this clean, ever.

 

8.   Your air freshener is a miniature incense thurible.

incense

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Okay, I made that one up.  But if they made those,  you know you would get one.

 

9.   Your car looks like this.

pope car

 

 

 

 

 

 

In which case, thanks for reading.

 

 

55 thoughts on “9 Things About Your Car that Say “Hi, We’re Catholic!”

  1. Carl says:

    Wow. That is right on. However, I don’t keep my Rosary on a short leash. My wife and I use it while driving from one place to another.

  2. Denise says:

    I’m thinking that Catholic bookstores have their new most popular item to sell….rear car window incense thing-ga-ma-geenies!

  3. C Mack says:

    How about a Mary window cling, I have one of those! Plus a guardian angel and St. Therese chaplet beads on the rear mirror, which are shorter than a rosary.

  4. Catherine says:

    I’ve got a pro-life license plate, “Smile, God loves you” bumper sticker, rear view mirror rosary, and a St. Christopher visor medal, and my favorite radio station is WQOM 1060 AM, Queen of Mercy Catholic radio. GREAT POST!!

  5. Loly says:

    And a NOBAMA bumper sticker!

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