American Soldiers are Seen at Prayer During a Catholic Mass on Thanksgiving Day

American Soldiers are Seen at Prayer During a Catholic Mass on Thanksgiving Day

Wherefore it is unbecoming for them to slay or shed blood, and it is more fitting that they should be ready to shed their own blood for Christ, so as to imitate

Fr. Vincent Capodanno, The Grunt Padre ~ "the North Vietnamese opened up on the 2nd Platoon...fighting was fierce, hand to hand at times, & the platoon was in danger of being overrun. Fr. Capodanno went among the wounded & dying, giving last rites & taking care of his Marines. Wounded once in the face & suffering another wound that almost severed his hand, Fr. Capodanno moved to help a wounded corpsman only yards from an enemy machine gun. Fr. Capodanno died taking care of one of his men."…

Fr. Vincent Capodanno, The Grunt Padre ~ "the North Vietnamese opened up on the 2nd Platoon...fighting was fierce, hand to hand at times, & the platoon was in danger of being overrun. Fr. Capodanno went among the wounded & dying, giving last rites & taking care of his Marines. Wounded once in the face & suffering another wound that almost severed his hand, Fr. Capodanno moved to help a wounded corpsman only yards from an enemy machine gun. Fr. Capodanno died taking care of one of his men."…

The Grunt Padre leads his men in a battlefield prayer.Fr. Capodanno went into the jaws of danger to be with his men, anointing the dying and...

The Grunt Padre leads his men in a battlefield prayer.Fr. Capodanno went into the jaws of danger to be with his men, anointing the dying and...

April 11, 2013. Fr. Emil Kapaun was awarded Medal of Honor. Emil Joseph Kapaun (April 20, 1916 – May 23, 1951) was a Roman Catholic priest and United States Army chaplain who died in the Korean War. The Roman Catholic Church has declared him a Servant of God and he is a candidate for sainthood.   Awards: Medal of Honor Distinguished Service Cross Legion of Merit Bronze Star Medal with V (Valor) Device Purple Heart

April 11, 2013. Fr. Emil Kapaun was awarded Medal of Honor. Emil Joseph Kapaun (April 20, 1916 – May 23, 1951) was a Roman Catholic priest and United States Army chaplain who died in the Korean War. The Roman Catholic Church has declared him a Servant of God and he is a candidate for sainthood. Awards: Medal of Honor Distinguished Service Cross Legion of Merit Bronze Star Medal with V (Valor) Device Purple Heart

Father Emil Kapaun was a Kansas priest and Korean War hero. He led an extraordinary life and may be on the road to sainthood. He finally received the Medal of Honor that his fellow soldiers worked 60 years to honor him with. Fr Kapaun was the highest decorated chaplain in US military history. He was a true example of giving one's life for others

Father Emil Kapaun was a Kansas priest and Korean War hero. He led an extraordinary life and may be on the road to sainthood. He finally received the Medal of Honor that his fellow soldiers worked 60 years to honor him with. Fr Kapaun was the highest decorated chaplain in US military history. He was a true example of giving one's life for others

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