Wichita Eagle to show documentary about Fr. Kapaun in Wichita, Hutch

“The Miracle of Father Kapaun,” a documentary about Father Emil Kapaun produced by the Wichita Eagle, has been scheduled to be shown this month and February at Catholic venues in the diocese.
Father Kapaun was a priest of the Diocese of Wichita who died heroically in a North Korean prisoner of war camp while serving as a U.S. Army chaplain.
Here is a schedule:
Sunday, Dec. 20, 7 p.m. – Bishop Carroll Catholic High School – Auditorium
Saturday, Dec. 19, 6:30 p.m. – St. Mary Colgan Catholic High School – Auditorium - Pittsburg
Sunday, Dec. 20, 10:30 AM and 1 p.m. – St. Mary Colgan Catholic High School – Auditorium – Pittsburg
Monday, Feb. 1, 7 p.m. Newman University – Wichita
Tuesday, Feb. 2, 9:25 a.m. Trinity Catholic High School, Hutchinson (Catholic Schools Week)
Additional showings are planned for the Pilsen/Marion area and showings in January at the Spiritual Life Center, Wichita.

KPTS to broadcast Eagle’s Father Kapaun documentary Dec. 22, 27
KPTS Channel 8 will broadcast a six-part series, “The Miracle of Father Kapaun, produced by Wichita Eagle photojournalist Travis Heying.
KPTS will air the film exclusively, beginning with a television premier on Tuesday, Dec. 22 at 7 p.m. and again on Sunday, Dec. 27, at 9 p.m. with additional airings in January.
Father Emil Kapaun, a priest of the Diocese of Wichita originally from Pilsen, Kan., died a hero in a North Korean POW camp in 1951. The documentary features the soldiers he saved during the Korean War and a young Kansas athlete who believes prayers to Kapaun saved his life last year. His recovery could aid the cause to make Kapaun just the third American-born saint.