Presentation Sunday

When: Sunday, March 13, 2016

Where: Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis

Time: 2:30pm to 3:30pm

Who is honored: Young girls and adult leaders are recognized for their achievements in participation and completion of our faith formation programs, empowering young women to be disciples of Jesus Christ, and stregthening youth ministry in and out of catholic scouting programs.

Nominations are still being accepted until February 23rd for St.Elizabeth Ann Seton Adult Award and St. Ann Adult Award

Questions, please contact Joe Dobrynski at 314-792-7613 or joedobrynski@archstl.org

Mary, the First Disciple Moderator Training

When: Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Where: Cardinal Rigali Center

Time: 6:30pm

Register Here

Upcoming Catholic Boy Scout Events

Ad Altare Dei: Board of Review Evening Session

When: JANUARY 5, 2016, 7-9pm

Where: St. Gerard Majella - Parish Hall

SCOUT SUNDAY

When: FEBRUARY 7, 2016, 2:30pm-4:00pm

Where: Cathedral Basilica

CATHOLIC CUB DAY

When: APRIL 2, 2016, 9am-3pm

Where: Beaumont Scout Reservation

CATHOLIC ADVENTURE WEEK

Who: Boy Scouts and Venture Scouts

When: JULY 10-16, 2016

Where: S-F Scout Ranch

ENCOUNTER WEEKEND

Who: Boy Scouts and Venture Scouts

When: SEPTEMBER 16-18, 2016

Where: Beaumont Scout Reservation

DAY OF RECOLLECTION

When: DECEMBER 3, 2016, 11am-5pm

Where: Kenrick Glennon Seminary

Email Canceled: ocs@catholicscoutingstl.org

The email ocs@catholicscoutingstl.org is No Longer Active. If you need to email award information or an other catholic scouting related questions, please email Tom Lancia at tomlancia@archstl.org

Venturers Can Now Earn Ad Altare Dei

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As of mid-2014, Venturing Scouts (youth up the age of 21) are now eligible to earn the Ad Altare Dei youth religious award in addition to the Pope Pius XII award.

Eligibility as listed on the NCCS website:

  • Registered youth in a Troop or Crew of the Catholic Faith.
  • Designed for youth 13-14 years old, older youth may use this program.
  • Active member of a unit for 6 months.
  • Completed 6th grade before starting the program.

So basically if you've been in a Crew for 6 months then you are free to begin working on your emblem!

More information on the AAD award can be found on this page.

New Faith Series

Corporal Works of Mercy

A completely new series, called the Faith Series, is being released by the National Catholic Committee on Scouting! The first activity in this new series is based on the Corporal Works of Mercy, which you can read about on the NCCS-BSA website. Though there has only been one activity released so far, get excited for the new Faith Series to become a huge success!

For more information on the Faith Series program, please visit this page!

Marian Series-4 New Feasts Added

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Four New Marian Series Installments Added January 2015

Each activity in this series examines one of the nineteen Marian Feasts Commemorated in the United States, focusing on how and why the Church has honored Mary for more than 2,000 years.

Immaculate Conception on the NCCS-BSA website
Our Lady of Lourdes on the NCCS-BSA website
Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal on the NCCS-BSA website
Our Lady of Sorrows on the NCCS-BSA website

For more information on all 5 of the current Marian Activity and Patch Series activities, please visit this page!

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