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Fr. Vincent Capodanno, The Grunt Padre

Fr. Vincent Capodanno, The Grunt Padre

Fr. Vincent Capodanno was a chaplain with the US Marines in Vietnam and a Maryknoll priest. As Tom and Noƫlle Crowe tell us in this very personal episode, he was known as the Grunt Padre for how he served his Marines. His ultimate sacrifice on the battlefield led to him receiving the Medal of Honor and being placed on the path to canonization.
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Padre Pio and US Servicemen

Padre Pio and US Servicemen

St. Padre Pio had some interesting interactions with US servicemen during and after WWII, including reports of a flying friar waving off bombers.

Yogi Berra

Yogi Berra

Yankees legend Yogi Berra was perhaps the best catcher of all time, he is the source of some of the greatest quotes in American history, and a devout Catholic.

Fr. Pierre Gibault and Francis Vigo

Fr. Pierre Gibault and Francis Vigo

Fr. Pierre Gibault and Francis Vigo were instrumental in helping George Rogers Clark defeat the British in the western theatre of the Revolutionary War.

Frank Capra

Frank Capra

Frank Capra, best known for “It’s a Wonderful Life,” was a talented Catholic storyteller dedicated to revealing the truths of the Gospel through the cinema.

Fr. Samuel Mazzuchelli

Fr. Samuel Mazzuchelli

An Italian Dominican friar missionary named Fr. Samuel Mazzuchelli evangelized the American Midwest in the early 19th century. His example continues to inspire.