Father Chris Reising, Pastor
Father Chris Reising Father Reising is moving from pastor of three parishes - St. Bernard Parish in Osceola; St. Patrick in Grand River; and St. Joseph in Mt. Ayr – to pastor of St. Anthony Parish in Des Moines. After his 2006 ordination, Father Reising served Queen of Apostles and Holy Family Parishes in Council Bluffs plus Our Lady of Carter Lake in Carter Lake (now all three are Corpus Christi Parish) for one year. In 2007, Father Reising went to Mexico to learn the Spanish language. When he returned in 2008, he began serving Our Lady of the Americas Parish in Des Moines first as parochial vicar, administrator and pastor. Eight years later, he became pastor of St. Patrick Parish in Perry, where he served for three years. In 2019, he became pastor of his current parishes in Osceola, Grand River and Mt. Ayr.