Friday, August 30, 2013

Vietnam Vet - canonization cause - Fr. Capodanno

Rev. Vincent Capodanno, M.M. - cause for canonization.

Fr. Capodanno was a Maryknoll Missionary who served as a Navy chaplain during the Vietnam War. Father Capodanno died in battle as he attempted to assist the wounded and administer last rites while in direct line of enemy fire.

For his gallantry he was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor. For his virtuous life and sanctity he was named Servant of God in 2006.

The Archdiocese for the Military Services welcomes interest in Father Capodanno’s cause. For more information contact: The Archdiocese for Military Services, USA; or PO Box 4469; Washington, DC 20017.

Here is a brief video from the Maryknollvocations about Fr. Capodanno's life -

The Wikipedia page about Fr. Capodanno -