NCR introduced Fr. Matt Ruhl to readers last year during the Catholic Charities annual meeting when we told you about his plan to cross the country on bicycle for poverty awareness.
Well, Sunday was his last day in his Kansas City, Mo., parish. He is in the final stages of preparation for a 5,092-mile journey from Cape Flattery in Washington state to Key West, Fla. He and 11 other people will bike for 100 days, from Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day.
The ride aims at promoting Catholic Charities USA Campaign to Reduce Poverty. A bit of background on that campaign: