Washington priest on road to sainthood devoted to aiding poor children

As a boy growing up in his native Washington, Aloysius Schwartz dreamed of becoming a missionary priest and serving the poor.

Monsignor Aloysius Schwartz, who founded the Brothers of Christ, who serve the poor and people with disabilities at centers in South Korea, is shown in an undated photo with children at one of his outreach programs in South Korea. (CNS photo/courtesy Asian Relief)

Rebuilt changing parishes near and far

In July, Nick Hjorth flew from Southern California to Baltimore with the sole purpose of visiting the Church of the Nativity in Timonium

Greeter Bill Sullivan welcomes the flood of parishioners arriving for 10:30 a.m. Mass at the Church of the Nativity in Timonium Oct. 26. (Tom McCarthy Jr. | CR file photo)

Pope to dads: Play with your kids, be strong, loving, moral role models

When their lives are all work and no play, men turn their children into “orphans," says Pope Francis.

Pope Francis accepts a gift from a newly married couple during his general audience in Paul VI hall at the Vatican Jan. 28. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

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Washington priest on road to sainthood devoted to aiding poor children
Jan 31 2015
As a boy growing up in his native Washington, Aloysius Schwartz dreamed of becoming a missionary priest and serving the poor.

Rebuilt changing parishes near and far
Jan 30 2015
In July, Nick Hjorth flew from Southern California to Baltimore with the sole purpose of visiting the Church of the Nativity in Timonium

Pope: Salvation is not for VIPs, it’s offered to all God’s people
Jan 30 2015
Christ showed that the way to draw close to God is not by putting down people, but by embracing and encouraging others, pope says.

Pope to dads: Play with your kids, be strong, loving, moral role models
Jan 28 2015
When their lives are all work and no play, men turn their children into “orphans," says Pope Francis.

Become islands of mercy in the sea of world’s indifference, pope says
Jan 27 2015
Through prayer, charity and humility before God, people receive a heart “which is firm and merciful, attentive and generous," pope says.

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