still looking for the mystery priest who appeared on a blocked off
Missouri road on Sunday just after a long trapped and badly injured
driver asked for prayer following a head-on collision with an alleged
priest prayed with Katie Lentz on an isolated stretch of highway
after workers had labored in vain for more than an hour to free
her. The mystery cleric then confidently told Lentz that she would
now be freed. Workers turned to thank him -- but he had instantly
vanished. Immediately thereafter, more rescuers with "jaws of
life" equipment showed up to pull away crumpled metal and
finally liberate Lentz.
was a Catholic priest who had anointing oil with him," Chief
Raymond Reed told KHQA-TV. "A sense of calmness came over her,
and it did us as well. 'I can’t be for certain how it was
said, but myself and another firefighter, we very plainly heard that
we should remain calm, that our tools would now work and that we
would get her out of that vehicle.'