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Catholic Committee Next bi-monthly meeting, Tuesday, January 23, 2018, 7:00-9:00 PM, Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, Marion Center, Brooklyn,  N.Y.,  11218.



 
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CELEBRATE SCOUT SUNDAYS IN 2018:   NATIONAL BSA SCOUT SUNDAY IS FEBRUARY 4  AND NATIONAL GIRL SCOUT SUNDAY IS MARCH 11.   SPEAK TO YOUR PASTOR AND PARISH ADMINISTRATOR TO SCHEDULE AND COORDINATE PLANNING OF A SCOUT SUNDAY MASS, AND OTHER ANNIVERSARY MONTH EVENTS SUCH AS AN ALUMNI GATHERING.   TAKE PICTURES AND PUBLICIZE YOUR SCOUTING EVENT.

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Youth Religious Emblem Boards of Review:  Monday March 12, 2018,  7- 9:00 PM  Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, Brooklyn.  Wednesday, March 14, 2018,  7- 9:00 PM  Our Lady of Hope Church,  Middle Village,  Queens.
 
All  Boy Scout and Girl Scout Catholic Youth Religious Award Applications are due by the Boards of Review Session
 
Note - The purchase cost of all Religious Emblems increased on January 1, 2018.   This is unfortunately in part due to the reduced quantities of emblems being earned and increased national production costs. Note : We will post the cost per youth award here after our Committee meets on January 23.
 

 
 
Awards Convocation - Sunday, April 15, 2018,  2:00 - 4:00 PM,  Immaculate Heart of Mary Church,  Kensington, Brooklyn 11218
 
All Awardees, Parents, Scout Leaders, Clergy, Emblem Counselors,  Family and Friends are welcome to the Diocese of Brooklyn Scout Youth Religious Emblem awards Presentation Event.  
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 Arrival of International Peace Light Flame From Bethlehem
 
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USA Ceremony of Reception and Passing of the Peace Flame and Message
Saturday, November 25, 2017
Our Lady of the Skies Catholic Chapel
John F. Kennedy International Airport, Jamaica, Queens, NY,  11430
 
Link to Currents - NET TV - coverage of the Peace Light arrival event by Katie Engesser, News Correspondent:  https://netny.tv/category/peace-light/
 
 
 

 
Fall 2018 Catholic Scout Retreat
Sponsored by the CCOS - Diocese of Brooklyn
Participation Open to all Boy Scout and Girls Scout Units in NYC
 
The October 2018 Theme of the Worldwide Meeting of Catholic Bishops is "Young people, the faith and discernment of vocation" and
the 2018 9th World Meeting of Families Theme is "The Gospel of the family, Joy for the world".  Our Retreat Theme will be related to these  Catholic Church themes of 2018. 
 

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Save the Date for our 2018 Catholic Scout Retreat, Reeves Conference Center & Cub World,
November 2 - 4,  Alpine Scout Camp, Alpine N.J.
(Book your Unit Campsite, Leantos or Cabins ASAP - GNYC Camping Services - 212 - 242-1100)
 
 
 



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 Bishop's Annual Dinner for Scouting

Honoring Most Rev. Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio, DD, PhD

Tuesday evening, May 1, 2018

6:00 Reception,  7:00 - 9:00 Dinner and Awards Program


Bishop DiMarzio's Good Scout Awards

Quality Diocese CCOS Award

Bronze Pelican and Saint George Awards

Elizabeth Ann Seton and Saint Anne Awards

Service to Youth Awards

Ann Mannix Memorial Lifetime Achievement Award

Chairman's Award

 

El Caribe Country Club Caterers

5945 Strickland Avenue

Mill Basin,  Brooklyn, N.Y.  11234

Dinner and Journal Proceeds benefit the Catholic Scouting Program of the Brooklyn Diocese


 

Adult Religious Award Applications are due.

 




Diocesan Committee Development - How to Organize a Diocesan Catholic Committee - Best Practices Conference -
February 27 - March 3, 2018 - Florida High Adventure Sea Base, Florida Keys
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Registration $400. includes meals, snacks, lodging, bedding and towels.  $200 option does not include lodging. 
Information or questions - Elizabeth Olivas,  NCCS,  972-580-2114.
 

 Scouting in the Catholic Church Conference - Scouting as a youth ministry.  July 15 - 21, 2018. Philmont Training Center,  Cimarron New Mexico

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Spend a week at Philmont for this inspirational Conference. 

Visit the Philmont Training Center website at:  http://www.philmontscoutranch.org/PTC.aspx

More information available at :  http://www.nccs-bsa.org/index.php/scouting-in-the-catholic-church


 

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