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.
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
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
Awardees, Parents, Scout Leaders, Clergy, Emblem Counselors, Family and Friends are welcome to the Diocese of Brooklyn
Scout Youth Religious Emblem awards Presentation Event.
Arrival of International Peace Light Flame From Bethlehem
USA Ceremony of Reception and Passing of the Peace Flame and Message
Saturday, November 25, 2017
Our Lady of the Skies
John F. Kennedy International Airport, Jamaica,
Queens, NY, 11430
2018 Catholic Scout Retreat
Sponsored by the CCOS - Diocese of Brooklyn
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.
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)
Bishop's Annual Dinner for Scouting
Most Rev. Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio, DD, PhD
May 1, 2018
6:00 Reception, 7:00 - 9:00 Dinner and Awards Program
Bishop DiMarzio's Good Scout Awards
Quality Diocese CCOS Award
Pelican and Saint George Awards
Elizabeth Ann Seton and Saint Anne Awards
to Youth Awards
Ann Mannix Memorial Lifetime Achievement Award
El Caribe Country Club Caterers
Mill Basin, Brooklyn, N.Y. 11234
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
February 27 - March 3, 2018 - Florida High Adventure Sea Base, Florida Keys
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
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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