Scout Sunday Prayer Service

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105 Years of Youth Ministry -"A Scout is Reverent" - The Scout Sunday Prayer service will be held on February 1, 2015, at the Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis, in the Central West End. The prayer service is where many of the Catholic unit awards and other faith formation awards for the scouts are presented.

Scout Sunday Prayer Service at the CathedralDate: February 1, 2015 – 2:30 p.m.-3:45 p.m. (Arrive no later than 2:00 p.m.)Place: Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis (on Lindell Blvd.)All of the Ad Altare Dei and Pope Pius XII awards are presented at the Cathedral Basilica. The requirements must be completed and  the application received in the Office of Catholic Scouting Ministry no later than January 15th of each year.What awards are presented at the Cathedral?All Scouts who have earned the Ad Altare Dei and the Pope Pius XII awards will be presented at the Cathedral. The Archbishops unit award, Chaplians unit award, the National Catholic Quality unit award along with the adult St. George award will also be presented at the Cathedral.How can we have Parvuli Dei Parish Representatives at the Cathedral?On a first come, first serve basis we have parish representatives for the Parvuli Dei awards at the Cathedral ceremony. We accept a total of 50 youth Diocesan wide earning the Parvuli Dei award to be a representative. Contact the Catholic Scouting Ministry office with your estimated number of Scouts and the parish name. Applications are due for this group of scouts (presented at the Cathedral) on December 1 of every year.All Scouts who have earned the Light of Christ and the Parvuli Dei awards are presented in the local parishes with the exception of these Parvuli Dei parish representatives.Why is Scout Sunday celebrated on different dates?Some parishes celebrate Scout Sunday on the actual anniversary and some celebrate in other months. Some times, its a matter of scheduleing and other events going on in the parishes. There is no right or wrong time  to celebrate Scout Sunday in your parish!Scout Sunday Bulletin Covers for your local ParishIf you are interested in having a Scout Sunday cover for your local parish bulletin, please contact your pastor to get permission. The person that edits the bulletin can then choose the cover by going to the company that produces the bulletins for your parish.Currently the two companies that service the St. Louis Archdioces are:J.S. Paluch.Co., Inc.  and Liturgical Publications, Inc.  www.4LPi.comLiturgical Publications, Inc is pleased to make available for all parishes complimentary bulletin cover art for Scout Sunday, February 8, 2015, in the Archdiocese of St. Louis. The cover art is available in full-color or in black-and-white. Any parish can use the commemorative cover, even if LPi is not your current bulletin publisher. The cover is available on LPi’s Art & Media Portal at Current customers should log in as usual. If you are not an LPi customer, enter promo code “SCOUTS15” in the “Have a promo code?” field and click Redeem. Complete the remainder of the fields and click Submit to receive complimentary access to all of LPi’s clip art and reflections for 30 days. To quickly find the Scout Sunday covers, all you will have to do is enter the keyword “St. Louis” in the search bar on the upper left-hand side of the Web page. If you have questions about Portal, or have difficulty registering, please contact Lynne Buell at (800) 950-9952, ext. 2549, or e-mail her at  

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