Mass to Honor Father Capodanno

Join Fordham military-connected alumni on Sunday, February 12, 2023, for a special Mass and reception in memory of Fordham alumni and Medal of Honor recipient Father Vincent Capodanno, MM. Continue reading

Moving Forward Again

We are moving forward again but we still need your help. Here is the situation.  In November, Archbishop Broglio met with the Prefect of the of the Dicastery (formerly Congregation) for the Causes of Saints. The meeting was cordial and … Continue reading

Credible Witness Article in Magnificat

In the November 2022 edition of Magnificat there is an article, “Credible Witnesses – Servant of God Father Vincent Capodanno,” that highlights our Grunt Padre.  It is on page 155,  following evening prayer for 11 November – Veterans Day.   … Continue reading

Father Capodanno Scouting Activity Patch

The AMS Catholic Committee on Scouting developed the patch in collaboration with the Father Capodanno Guild for the purpose of building awareness of Father Capodanno’s Cause for Canonization and the sacrifices he made while serving those who served in Vietnam. Continue reading

Status of the Cause

Archbishop Broglio continues to work with our postulator, Dr. Gori, to develop our way forward. Learn how you can help the Guild move forward. Continue reading

Archbishop Broglio Celebrates Mass for the Repose of Father Capodanno on 55th Anniversary of Death

In his homily, Archbishop Broglio preached in part: “His was ministry to men in need, anxious, and uncertain about what the future held.  He chose to be there!  Only a man who firmly believed in eternal life could face a hail of bullets unarmed with no other purpose than to serve. Only a man profoundly committed to a life for others would have been there.” Continue reading

The Field Afar

Local ABC affiliated television stations will air new feature length documentary about Father Capodanno. “The Field Afar” recalls how the Servant of God was a constant companion to the Marines he served. Continue reading

Archbishop Appoints New Chairman

Vice Admiral P. Stephen Stanley, USN (Ret.), was appointed by Archbishop Broglio to replace Captain George J. Phillips, USMC (Ret.) as chairman of the governing board of the Capodanno Guild.  Continue reading

Vice-Postulator Discusses Cause

Mary Preece, the vice-postulator of the Father Capodanno’s Cause for Sainthood, discusses the status of Father Capodanno’s Cause for Canonization on an interview with Relevant Radio. Continue reading

Support for the Cause

A prayer website project from students in Philadelphia and the “Father Capodanno Mile” run in Staten Island, are two of the ways people have recently shown support for Father Capodanno’s Cause for Canonization. Continue reading

Faith in Action Podcast

The Chairman of the Guild and another member of the Board joined the Faith in Action, a podcast out of Indianapolis, to talk about the heroic life and death of Father Capodanno. Continue reading

2017 Reading of the Names

As part of the special 2017 Veteran’s Day activities planned to commemorate The Wall’s 35th Anniversary, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund is hosting the Reading of the Names. Mary Preece will read the name of Father Vincent R. Capodanno, during the afternoon of Wednesday, November 8th. Continue reading

Update on Documentary

Progress on the documentary is on schedule, thanks to our very generous donors. The film is scheduled to be completed in time for broadcast by EWTN on September 4, 2017, the 50th anniversary of Father Capodanno’s death. Continue reading

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

DVD’s of the documentary will be available to donors who support the Guild with a gift of $20 or more.  These donations will help pay for Guild expenses associated both with the Cause for canonization, and to further spread the news about our priest hero. Continue reading