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Servant of God Emil Kapaun

Pray hard, receive the sacraments frequently, and above all, give a good example.
Servant of God Emil Kapaun

    Facts about Servant of God Emil Kapaun

  • He was born in Kansas in 1916 and became a priest and US army chaplain.
  • He ministered to the dying soldiers in India, Japan, and Korea.
  • he was captured, taken as a prisoner of war, and spent the rest of his life serving his fellow prisoners. In 2013, he was awarded the Medal of Honor.