ACH053: Fr. Vincent Capodanno was a chaplain with the US Marines in Vietnam and a Maryknoll priest. As Tom and Noëlle Crowe tell us in this very personal episode, he was known as the Grunt Padre for how he served his Marines. His ultimate sacrifice on the battlefield led to him receiving the Medal of Honor and being placed on the path to canonization.
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Links for this episode:
- Fifty Years Ago, Father Vincent R. Capodanno Valiantly Sacrificed His Life While Ministering On The Battlefield In Vietnam
- The Grunt Padre, by Fr. Daniel Mode
- Letter #11: Capodanno – Inside The Vatican
- Father Capodanno Biography – Archdiocese for the Military, USAArchdiocese for the Military, USA
- Father Capodanno Guild