Authors: 
Daniel M. Jordan
Marianist Soundings, vol. 5, no. 2, pp.26-31
For Father Jakob Gapp, martyred by the Nazis during World War II, the identification point is social justice. Through his life and actions he sang Mary’s song, the Magnificat, and proclaimed how God lifts up the lowly and casts down the powerful.

[Editor’s note: The following material is taken from Marianist Soundings, vol. 5, no. 2 (Dayton, OH: NACMS, 2001), pp. 26-31.]