Annual Events

Annual Father Kapaun Day in Pilsen
1st Sunday in June (every year)

The Father Kapaun Day Celebration begins with Mass at 11:00 am at St. John Nepomucene Catholic Church, Pilsen, KS, with a program and a meal following, to be served in the church dining room by the St. Anne's Altar Society.

An additional way to celebrate Father Kapaun Day for those who are able-bodied is the 60-mile Father Kapaun Walk, beginning on the Thursday before Father Kapaun Day and culminating with the Mass in Pilsen.  More info can be found here.


Veteran's Day Celebration, November 11th
Annual Military Pilgrimage to Pilsen

Mass at 11:00 am, at the St. John Nepomucene Catholic Church, Pilsen, KS with program following and a presentation of wreaths at the base of the Father Kapaun Statue. There will be a meal served by the St. Anne's Altar Society in the church dining room.


Monthly Mass for the Canonization of Father Kapaun
1st Wednesday of Every Month, 6:30 pm at St. Thomas Aquinas, Wichita

Mass is held on the first Wednesday of every month at 6:30 pm at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, 1321 Stratford Lane, Wichita, KS (just east of 13th and Woodlawn).  The intention is for the success of Father Kapaun's Cause for Beatification and Canonization.  As Cardinal Amato told us, we must continue to share his story and to pray for his Canonization!