Fr.Vincent Capodanno Holy Card

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Fr Vincent Capodanno Holy Card
Fr. Capodanno was born into a large Italian family in Staten Island, NY. In 1958, he was ordained a Maryknoll priest and served in Taiwan. He joined the Navy Chaplain Corps in 1965, to serve the Marines in Vietnam. The soldiers nicknamed him the “Grunt Priest” because he had the reputation for always being there, day and night and taking care of his Marines. He died ministering to a wounded soldier in the heat of battle. Posthumously receiving the Medal of Honor, Navy Bronze Star, Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry, Silver Star and the Purple Heart. The USS Capodanno Navy ship was the first ship to receive a Papal Blessing and many military Chapels are named after him.
These high-quality laminated prayer cards are made to last with rounded corners and no sharp points. They feature a beautiful color picture on one side and a prayer on the reverse. The generous 3.5 x 5.5 size is perfect for a prayer book or missal. These beautiful little devotional items are great reminders to pray to our special intercessors. Collect your favorite saints or tuck one into any special occasion card as a gift.