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Priest builds ministry Lego by Lego [VIDEO]

A Pennsylvania priest has merged his faith and love of Lego to build a unique ministry worthy of a major metropolitan museum.

Feast of St. John Nepomucene Neumann

Named for St. John Nepomucene, patron saint of his native of Bohemia, John entered the seminary and was nearing ordination when he departed for the United States to become a missionary.

Fire destroys St. Joseph’s Catholic Church

At 12:08 a.m., Fr. Reggie Carreon received an alert that there was a fire at the church.

Thousands flock to Oklahoma to witness beatification of ‘ordinary’ priest

Some 20,000 pilgrims packed an Oklahoma City convention center Sept. 23 to witness the beatification of a priestly saint they admired or knew personally.

Terminally ill mother: Euthanasia push robs ‘friends and family of joy’

SYDNEY (CNS) — In March, as Anna Corry lay dying, she sent out a request to speak publicly about her opposition to euthanasia.

Catholic Charities helps prospective parents overcome fear of fostering

While countless Americans will be celebrating Mother's Day this weekend, some 18,000 Arizona children long for a stable mother/parent figure in their life.

After public procession, bishop consecrates Jackson Diocese to Mary

"A mother's love is what I needed," one participant said, "Mary took me by the hand and gently drew me to the bosom of Jesus when I was so far from Him that I couldn't imagine ever being reconciled." The consecration redoubled efforts at reconciliation and discipleship.

Feast of St. Louis the King

Crowned King Louis IX of France in 1226, he married Marguerite of Provence in 1234 and they had 11 children.

Mary’s assumption shows life’s aim is to be with God, pope says

"The 'great things' the Almighty has done for her touch us deeply, speak of our journey through life and remind us of the destination that awaits us: the house of the Father," Pope Francis said.

Jesus does not give up on anyone, pope tells prisoners

ROME (CNS) — Before washing the feet of 12 prisoners, Pope Francis told them and hundreds of inmates to remember that Jesus constantly stands before them with love, ready to cleanse their sins and forgive them.