The Annual Memorial Mass for Father Capodanno took place on September 6, 2016, in the Crypt Church of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington DC.
The Memorial Mass for Father Capodanno is held annually for the repose of his soul on or near the anniversary of his death. Father Capodanno died giving physical and spiritual assistance to wounded and dying Marines of the 1st Marine Division during battle with the North Vietnamese Army. The Mass is held each year at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, DC. Archbishop Timothy Broglio of the Archdiocese for the Military Services, USA was the principal celebrant.