04 September 2008

Fr. Vincent Capodanno

Today is the anniversary of the death of Fr. Vincent Capodanno a heroic Navy Chaplain who received the medal of honor for his actions during a battle at Chau Lam, Vietnam. As his platoon was involved in fierce combat Fr. Capodanno went among the wounded and dying, administering last rites and taking care of his men. Fr. was shot twice before being mortally wounded taking care of a wounded corpsman. You can read more of his story at Da Mihi Animas and a the site of his cause for canonization.

1 comment:

Padre Steve said...

This is a very nice blog! Keep up the great work and God bless! Fr. Steve Leake, SDB


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