The cause for sainthood for Maryknoll Father Vincent Capodanno, a U.S. Navy chaplain killed ministering to wounded Marines on a Vietnam War battlefield, has moved slightly forward, say those advocating canonization for the man they called the “grunt padre.”
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Father Capodanno Remembered on 55th Anniversary of Death in Vietnam
On the 55th anniversary of his death in Vietnam, Maryknoll Father Vincent Capodanno was remembered at a Mass celebrated in his hometown in a chapel that bears his name.
Father Capodanno’s Cause for Sainthood Slows Down, But Still Going
Members of the Father Capodanno Guild recently were startled by a recommendation from Theological Consultants for a “suspension” of the chaplain’s cause for sainthood. The consultants said more information is needed to support the new “offering of life” path to sainthood established in 2017 by Pope Francis.
Only In Print: State to Pump $70 Million Into New Child Care Programs
Working parents in need of child care will be getting a helping hand from New York State, which is pumping $70 million into creating new programs in so-called child care deserts.
Only In Print: Place For Prayer
A grotto can also serve as an evangelization tool, according to pastors, who said the beauty of the setting beckons people who have never been inside a church as well as Catholics who haven’t been to Mass in a while.
Only In Print: 85 Years Young
Our Lady of Mt. Carmel-Annunciation Parish held a surprise birthday party for “85/85 girls” Vida Jankauskas and Josefina Senken.
Only In Print: Greenpoint Revelers Exclaim, ‘Everybody’s Polish on Dyngus Day!’
Polish tradition flourished Monday, April 18 — the day after Easter — with the first “Dyngus Day” celebration in a Brooklyn neighborhood famously known as “Little Poland.”
Only In Print: Robotic Win
Eighth-graders from Saint Saviour Catholic Academy in Park Slope took home top honors at the NYC First Lego League Robotics Championship Tournament.
Only In Print: Women Saints of the Diocese
Women’s History Month is one of those “teachable moments” that encourages Americans to become more familiar with the past.
Only In Print: NYPD Holy Name Breakfast Returns To Honor Its Own
Service was a main theme of the breakfast, the 100th in the Society’s history, and the Mass beforehand celebrated by Bishop Robert Brennan at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish.