Today’s topics: The Miracle of Fr. Kapaun
Summary of today’s show: Fr. Emil Kapaun was a Korean War-era US Army chaplain who not only received the Medal of Honor for his bravery, but is also being considered for canonization by the Church. Roy Wenzl joins Scot Landry and Fr. Mark O’Connell on this Veterans Day weekend to tell the story of Fr. Kapaun and how he served the men under his care selflessly, especially after they all became prisoners of war and survived in the worst possible conditions.
Listen to the show:
Today’s host(s): Scot Landry and Fr. Mark O’Connell
Today’s guest(s): Roy Wenzl, co-author of the book “The Miracle of Fr. Kapaun”
Links from today’s show:
- The Miracle of Fr. Kapaun stores at the Wichita Eagle
- “The Miracle of Fr. Kapaun” book
- The Miracle of Father Kapaun: Priest, Soldier, and Korean War Hero
- The Miracle of Father Kapaun (DVD)
- “Pentagon analyst thinks there’s a chance body of Emil Kapaun could be foundy”, The Wichita Eagle, 8/17/13
- The Miracle of Father Kapaun (YouTube video)
- The Miracle of Father Kapaun (The miracles) (YouTube video)
Due to technical difficulties on our radio network, today’s show was shortened by about 13 minutes. We apologize for any inconvenience.
The CatholicTV Network will air special programming on Monday, November 11, Veteran’s Day, including “The Miracle of Fr. Kapaun” at 9:30pm. Check your local listings or go to CatholicTV’s website for their channel on your satellite or cable provider.
WATERTOWN, MA (November 8, 2013) – The CatholicTV Network will air special programming in honor of Veteran’s Day on Monday, November 11, 2013.
The CatholicTV Network honors America’s veterans for their patriotism, love of country, and willingness to serve and sacrifice for the common good.
On November 11, 2013 CatholicTV will air FocusTV’s Archbishop Hannan’s: A Solider of God at 8PM, For God and Country at 9PM, The Miracle of Father Kapaun at 9:30PM, and FocusTV’s Grunt Padre at 10:30PM ET.
CatholicTV will also air a video presentation featuring Father Sean Connor, Chaplain of the Boston Police Department, Father Richard Uftring, Chaplain of the Airport and Seaport, and Father Arthur Calter, Retired Chaplain of the US Army. The ministry of these three honorable Boston priests serving as first responders in emergency and combat situations is showcased in this video presentation. The video presentation will air at 10:15AM and 11:30AM on Veteran’s Day.
The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops has also approved a special collection in all parishes nationwide to support the Archdiocese for the Military Services. To donate to the collection visit www.milarch.org.