Update on Documentary

Support the Documentary As you know the Capodanno Guild has partnered with the Eternal Word Television Network (EWTN) to develop a new documentary on the life of Father Vincent Capodanno, Servant of God.  Our producer, James Kelty, is an award-winning … Continue reading

Closing of the Diocesan Phase

The process of instructing the Cause for the Beatification and Canonization of the Servant of God, Father Vincent Capodanno, MM is once again moving forward. There were some disappointing administrative issues that slowed the process to a crawl, and prevented … Continue reading

Update on Documentary

Work continues on the film documentary of Father Capodanno’s life. The project is jointly underwritten by the Father Vincent Capodanno Guild and Eternal Word Television Network (EWTN), produced by award-winning filmmaker, James C. Kelty. Although provisions were made to travel … Continue reading

Closing of the Diocesan Phase Postponed

Unfortunately, due to the demands of assembling the materials for the Cause of beatification of Father Vincent R. Capodanno, MM, the Closing of the Diocesan Phase has been postponed to Spring 2017. However, there is some exciting news to share from … Continue reading

Called and Chosen Documentary

A trailer is now available for the new documentary film about the Grunt Padre. This film — a partnership between the Father Vincent Capodanno Guild and EWTN — will be about the life and heroic death of Servant of God … Continue reading

Archbishop Broglio Gives Homily at Annual Mass

On September 6, 2016, Archbishop Broglio of the Archdiocese for the Military Services, USA, was the principle celebrant and homilist at the annual Memorial Mass for Father Capodanno which took place in the Crypt Church of the Basilica of the … Continue reading

Production Underway on Documentary Film

Film to air next year on EWTN and will be available to the public on DVD From the weathered rowhouses of Staten Island, N.Y., to the Vietnamese hillside where he gave his life our documentary film is well underway and … Continue reading

New Video from Christopher Stefanick

Christopher Stefanick of RealLifeCatholic.com, the creator of dynamic videos such as the one about Father Kapaun, has created a video about Father Capodanno.  This video, which provides an excellent brief introduction to the powerful story of the Grunt Padre, is available on … Continue reading

CNS Video Celebrates Father Capodanno

Catholic News Service has put together a short video celebrating Father Capodanno's life and heroic death.  The video contains scenes from the 2014 Memorial Mass for Father Capodanno and testimony from Capt. George Phillips USMC (Ret.), the Chairman of the Capodanno … Continue reading

EWTN to Air Documentary on Father Capodanno

With a Memorial Mass scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 4, for United States Navy Chaplain and Vietnam War hero Father Vincent R. Capodanno, MM, EWTN aired a one-hour documentary on the life and death of the Maryknoll missionary who died in … Continue reading

Radio Program Discusses Father Capodanno

Archbishop Timothy Broglio of the Archdiocese for the Military Services, USA talks about the life of Vietnam War hero Father Capodanno in an interview with Bob Krebs on the radio program Catholic Forum which aired on WDEL in Wilmington, Del. and … Continue reading

Father Capodanno’s Chalice

Msgr. Thomas Olszyk celebrated Mass Friday, June 27 at the Archdiocese for hte Military Services, USA  chapel using a chalice that belonged to Father Vincent R. Capodanno, MM, Servant of God. The archdiocese recently acquired the chalice from the estate of … Continue reading

Opening of the Cause for Beatification

During a vespers service on the evening of  October 1, 2013,  Archbishop Timothy P. Broglio, J.C.D. of the Archdiocese for the Military Services, USA presided over a the formal renewal of the opening of the Cause for Beatification of Father Capodanno.  During … Continue reading