April 27, 2008

Fast food, kindness, generosity

Yesterday a carload of us from the monastery drove up to West Covina's St. Christopher Catholic Church to attend a Mass for the 25th Anniversary of the vows of a member of the Father Kolbe Missionaries of the Immaculata.*

We wore our habits of course.

On the way, we stopped at a fast food restaurant for lunch.

An elderly woman was behind the cash register.

She took our order, then asked where we were from.

"Prince of Peace Abbey."

She responded, "Oh, yes, I know that place."

She rang up our order, and then refused to take our money for it. Her explanation: "You have a guardian angel.

*I have posted about the Father Kolbe Missionaries of the Immaculata before.
Click HERE for it.


Blogger Rachel Gray said...

God bless her. I think it's worth the price of a meal to thank a priest or monk or nun for courageously witnessing to the life to come by wearing the habit out in public. :)

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