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February 11
Catholic Scouts and Units Earn Awards at Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis


Sunday 2/2/14 was the annual Scout Sunday for the Boy Scouts of America

The Catholic Committee on Scouting celebrates this day with a Scout Sunday award presentation at Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis.  Individual Catholic Boy Scouts who have earned the Ad Altare Dei award along with Boy Scouts and Venturers who earn the Pope Pius XII award are presented their metal by Bishop Rice.  A total of 20 North Star Scouts from Sacred Heart, St. Angela Merici, St. Ferdinand, St. Martin Deporres, St. Norbert, St. Rose Philippine Duchesne, and St. Sabina Parishes were recognized.  In addition, competitive Unit awards were presented to Scouting units that have demonstrated community service, participation in religious activities, and individual spiritual growth with youth earning individual awards.  Units must submit an application form to be eligible.  North Star units took 5 of the 12 Unit awards.  The following units were recognized:
Cub Scout Pack 829 - Chaplain's Honor Unit
Boy Scout Troop 939 - Archbishop's Participation Unit
Boy Scout Troop 940 - Archbishop's Honor Unit
Boy Scout Troop 829 - Archbishop's Outstanding Unit
Venturing Crew 829 - Archbishop's Honor Unit

View the Office of Catholic Scouting's Facebook page for lots of pictures. 


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