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New assistant pastor of Pilsen, Fr. Emil Kapaun.
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Fr. Kapaun, front row.
Fr. Kapaun year book photo form Kenwick Seminary.
A very young Fr. Kapaun.
Conception College, 1932. (Kapaun is in the back row, center.)
Fr. Kapaun (left) with Fr. Vesecky and Preisner. at Kenrick Seminary.
Note on the back: "Remember the day?"
Fr. Kapaun, center of photo, follows a procession into the Pilsen church for his First Mass on June 9, 1940.
Formal portrait of Fr. Kapaun on the day of his first Mass with the parents Bessie and Enos, left, and bother, Eugene, right.
Fr. Kapaun celebrates his first mass at Pilsen June 9, 1940.
Fr. Kapaun (center) on the steps of the Pilsen rectory
Fr. Kapaun (left) with the ladies of St. Anne's Alter Society, Pilsen. Monsignor John Sklenar is on the right.
Church committee from left: Fr Kapaun, Joseph Steiner, Adolph Holub, George Vinduska, Al Bosh and Monsignor Sklenar. 1940
Father Kapaun with children in his perish.
Fr. Kapaun with the Navrat brothers. Kapaun was taken with the children and became close friends.
Emil Kapaun (right) after attending First Masses in Schoenchen, Ks.
Young assistant pastor at Pilsen, Fr. Kapaun.
Fr. Kapaun (center back row) with the cast of play put on by church youth to raise money.
Fr. Kapaun in front of the Pilsen rectory.
A young Fr. Kapaun in front of the Pilsen Rectory with another unidentified priest.
Fr. Kapaun in Washingtion D.C. 1947 where he attended Catholic University.
Fr. Kapaun in Washington, D.C. while attending Catholic University.
Fr. Kapaun, center, with Fr. Paul Meier and Marian Hurtig enjoying a summer day in Washington D.C. where Kapaun was attending Catholic University.
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