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 difficulty from pneumonia. At the same time never giving up and continuing his physical therapy to regain his strength and continue his national leadership in prison ministry.


Please, let’s take time to pause and remember our dear Fr. Chris and his sincere devotion to anyone who was suffering from the injustices of the world. He never will be replaced and never be forgotten since he lived a legacy that will carry on through each of us.


Funeral services will be at Immaculate Conception Church in Columbia, IL where Fr. Chris had served as Sacramental Minister. Mass of Christian Burial will be help on July 6 at 11 AM with burial at Ss Peter & Paul Cemetery – St. Louis, MO.


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