The Diocese of Des Moines
Two priests offer reconciliation during RAGBRAI
Council Bluffs Deacon Monty Montagne stops to see Fathers Zach Kautzky and Chris Reising, who were offering reconciliation to RAGBRAI riders on Monday
Two priests offer reconciliation during RAGBRAI
July 23, 2013
Written By: Anne Marie Cox

Two diocesan priests set up a tent in the midst of cornfields along the path thousands of bicyclists traveled to their overnight stop in Perry on the annual RAGBRAI ride across the state. Fathers Zach Kautzky, chaplain at Dowling Catholic High School, and Father Chris Reising, pastor of Our Lady of the Americas Parish, offered the sacrament of reconciliation. About 25 cyclists took advantage of the opportunity on Monday afternoon. They parked their bikes and walked down narrow, dirt road to talk, receive absolution and a blessing. One rider told Father Kautzky the rest of his RAGBRAI ride would be lighter after receiving the sacrament. Save to


It is wonderful when we can find GOD in the corn fields of beautiful Iowa......
Posted By: Al Thamer - 7/24/2013 9:46 PM