The Saints Of Motoring

The traditional saint invoked to deal with cars has long been St.Christopher, the patron saint of travelers and traveling. There were even relatively popular dashboard medals for the guy. But I just found out that as part of Vatican II in 1969 (my Vatican guy's not really on the ball) St.Christopher's feast day was… » 8/24/12 2:00pm 8/24/12 2:00pm

Road Edict: The 10 Commandments of Driving

Hey Johnny, what's that St. Christopher medal there for its health? That's right, ol' Chris, the eye in the sky for travelers, bids us to be friendly and patient drivers who give rights of way to the poor and presseth thine gas pedal as you'd be pressed. Now the Pope's stepping in with some tricks of his own. No… » 6/19/07 12:45pm 6/19/07 12:45pm