Skip to comments.Father Emil Kapaun (Medal of Honor, Korean War)
Posted on 08/05/2014 7:00:35 PM PDT by NKP_Vet
When the story of human history comes to a close, death and violence don't get the final word. The love of God does. That love, burning bright in the heart of Fr. Emil Kapaun in the darkness of a POW camp in the Korean war, made him a hero.
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Lord Jesus, in the midst of the folly of war, your servant, Chaplain Emil Kapaun spent himself in total service to you on the battlefields and in the prison camps of Korea, until his death at the hands of his captors.
We now ask you, Lord Jesus, if it be your will, to make known to all the world the holiness of Chaplain Kapaun and the glory of his complete sacrifice for you by signs of miracles and peace.
In your name, Lord, we ask, for you are the source of peace, the strength of our service to others, and our final hope.
Father Kapaun, pray for us
Emil Kapaun. Moderator please edit with correct name.
3 of my kids went to Kapaun Mt. Carmel HS in Wichita. There is a great historical account of the good Father Kapaun there.
It is supposed to be pronounced: Ka pon and not Kay Pawn but everyone says it wrong after a local Bishop said it wrong years ago.
I read it last month. Fantastic read.
Everyone calls the school “KAY PAWN” because that is how it was dedicated by the Bishop.
I’ve only heard it called Kay Pun, by the locals.
But then, we have the ARE KANSAS “Arkansas” river too.