The Mystery Priest at the Accident Discovered…

by Steve Ray on August 13, 2013

…The mystery priest who recently showed up at a crash site, anointed a victim and then vanished has been identified — and he came forward by posting his identity in the comments section of a Catholic news site. The story began on Aug. 4, after Aaron Smith, 26, struck Katie Lentz, 19, in a head-on car crash. In the days that followed, the tale of a faith leader who disappeared went viral.

But now the individual, who brought calm upon the situation and who rescue workers have been hoping to find and thank, has been found. A press release provided to TheBlaze from the Diocese of Jefferson County confirmed that the Rev. Patrick Dowling, one of the priests who works with the diocese, is the individual whom they have been seeking.

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Tom Govern August 14, 2013 at 9:17 AM

It was kind of neat thinking that a heavenly messenger was involved, however, ….indeed there was one! Let’s pray that we will always have priests who reach out and let’s pray that there are a lot of them.

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