You’re a priest in a boxing ring. Do you turn the other cheek or keep your hands up, lead with your body and throw a left hook?
“I started for Lent in 2007,” said the Rev. Patrick J. Miller, 46, who started going to a downtown gym five years ago when he worked at Christ Church Cathedral, 1117 Texas Ave.”Instead of giving something up, I took something on.
“I gave up my money and my pride,” he said, laughing.
Miller, now the rector of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 3816 Bellaire Blvd., started his journey in boxing after seeing “Boxing Lessons” painted on the side of a two-story building.