Video: Father Dowling Speaks to ABC News About Ministering to Crash Victim Katie Lentz

Yesterday, the news surfaced that Father Patrick Dowling of Jefferson County, MO was the mystery priest who ministered to Katie Lentz following her car crash.

Today, ABC News shares an interview with the compassionate and humble priest who reveals he met with Katie over the weekend. He also directs people’s attention toward God by saying, “Let’s remember that it’s Almighty God who loves that little girl so much.”

About Tony Rossi

After graduating from St. John's University in New York with degrees in Communications and English, Tony Rossi found a job at the Catholic media organization, The Christophers, that allowed him to indulge his interest in religion, media, and pop culture. He served as The Christophers' TV producer for 11 years, and is currently the host and producer of the organization's radio show/podcast Christopher Closeup, writer and editor of their syndicated Light One Candle column, and producer/scriptwriter of the annual Christopher Awards ceremony.

  • Colet C. Bostick

    I’m surprised but please that ABC didn’t leave that last line on the cutting room floor. Very moving.

  • DPierre

    Way to go, Father!!

  • Peggy

    When he says that last thing, my heart just melted. It doesn’t hurt that he speaks with such a beautiful Irish lilt. I want him for my priest. God bless him.


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