First Annual St. Dismas Award

First Annual St. Dismas Award

Awarded Posthumously to Rev. Christian (Chris) Reuter, OFM During the national Catholic Prison Ministry “Bridges of Hope” Conference Mass on October 13, 2018 the first annual St. Dismas Award for excellence in Catholic Prison Ministry was given posthumously by Dismas ...
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Father Christian Reuter, OFM, remembered for his ministry to prisoners

Father Christian Reuter, OFM, remembered for his ministry to prisoners

Originally published in The Messenger Father Christian Reuter, OFM, is being remembered for his early work in the Civil Rights Movement and his admirable work with inmates in southern Illinois prisons and with ex-offenders. Father Reuter died June 30, 2018, ...
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FR. CHRIS REUTER’S HOME GOING

FR. CHRIS REUTER’S HOME GOING

Mass of Christian Burial, July 6, 2018 Homily: Most Reverend Ferdnand Cheri III Auxiliary Bishop of New Orleans Micah 6:6-8; Phil 2:1-11; Mt 25:31-46 Whenever Fr. Chris would pass a Jehovah Witness Kingdom Hall, he would yell, “Can I get ...
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Obituary: Father Christian Reuter, OFM  (1939 - 2018)

Obituary: Father Christian Reuter, OFM (1939 – 2018)

Father Christian Reuter, OFM of East St. Louis, Illinois, born on January 18, 1939, in St. Louis, passed away on Saturday, June 30, 2018, at St. Elizabeth Hospital in O'Fallon, IL. Fr. Christian Reuter was ordained a Priest in the ...
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Diocese of Belleville – Passing of Our Beloved Fr. Christian Reuter, OFM

Diocese of Belleville – Passing of Our Beloved Fr. Christian Reuter, OFM

We have very sad news to share. Our beloved Fr. Christian (Chris) Reuter, OFM passed away on Saturday, June 30th at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital after a three month battle after back surgery with blood clots in his lungs and breathing ...
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