Iowa priest goes viral for celebrating Mass for snow-bound group

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (CNS) — Father Patrick Behm of Le Mars confessed to being overwhelmed by all the attention. “I’m just happy being a simple priest,” he insisted. That “simple priest” went viral on social media for celebrating Mass Jan. 23 on the Pennsylvania Turnpike. Father Behm was returning with others from the Diocese of…

Pro-life pilgrims stuck on highway in snow find fellowship, blessings

ST. PAUL, Minn. (CNS) — Catholic youths from the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis were among those stuck on the Pennsylvania Turnpike overnight on the way home from the annual March for Life in Washington. And they had stories to tell that include attending an impromptu roadside Mass complete with a snow altar. “Each…