Posts Tagged ‘lego’

Notre Dame de Paris gets the gets a brick build treatment

Thursday, May 30th, 2024

Visitors should be able to visit Notre Dame by the end of 2024, but for eager pilgrims and tourists who can’t wait LEGO has added a set of Notre Dame de Paris to its collection of world-famous monuments, which includes the Taj Mahal and the Great Pyramid of Giza. Boasting unique features, the Notre Dame set stands Read more

Architect builds a lego version of the Vatican

Friday, October 1st, 2021

Working quietly in his Chicago-area home during the lull of the pandemic in 2020, Rocco Buttliere cobbled together 67,000 tiny, plastic Lego pieces to create an improbably realistic 3D replica of Vatican City State. He said the most challenging aspect of the Vatican piece was figuring out how to create the dome of St. Peter’s Read more

Grand designs including Catholic buildings in Palmy Lego show

Monday, June 14th, 2021

Among the grand designs on show in Palmerston North this week are two iconic Catholic buildings – made of Lego. The Wellington Lego User Group brought 120 exhibitors together from Auckland to Invercargill to showcase their plastic artistry at Palmerston North’s Central Energy Trust Arena from Friday to Sunday. An impressive replica of the Convent Read more

LEGO Vatican on display

Tuesday, September 15th, 2015

For more than 10 painstaking months, Father Bob Simon of St. Catherine of Siena in Moscow created a replica of the Vatican out of roughly 500,000 Lego pieces. The work is now on display at the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia, which happens to be running two overlapping exhibits on Lego art and Vatican art and Read more

Build your own priest… with Lego

Tuesday, September 8th, 2015

Fr Leopold is made of 171 genuine LEGO ® bricks, three modified bricks. There are three modified bricks, his roman collar, the sacramentary and the lectionary. Also available a set of four vestments (a green chasuble for Ordinary Time, red and white for feast days, and purple for Advent and Lent). Domestic Church Supply Company, Read more

Priest cites NZ Study to label Lego as a tool of Satan

Friday, April 4th, 2014

A Polish priest, Father Slawomir Kostrzewa, is citing a study from New Zealand in a dire warning that Lego’s new line of Monster Fighters and Zombies figures are tools of Satan that can destroy their children’s souls. Kostrzewa says the Danish toy company had taken a lurch to the dark side with its series of Read more