Celebration of Scouting
An Invitation to the 2017 Celebration of Scouting!
Join other Scouts, Scout Leaders and Scout Families at the annual "Celebration of Scouting!" The event features a Procession of Scouts, Prayer Service, Religious Awards Presentation and Blessing of Scouts and Leaders.
The Celebration will be on Saturday, February 4 at the Cathedral of Christ the Light, beginning at 1:30 p.m. Father Neal Clemens, diocesan Scout Chaplain, will lead the prayer service and award presentations. The event is sponsored by the Oakland Diocese Catholic Committee on Scouting.
All scouts and those supporting our scouts are invited. Please click belwo to download al letter with more details and information flyers in both Spanish and English. See you at the Celebration!
Scouts Come to the 2016 Cathedral of Christ the Light for Annual
"Celebration of Scouting"
Special Prayer Service Honors Cathoiic Scouts
Scouts from around the diocese processed into the Cathedral of Christ the Light, and were greeted by their families and friends for the annual
Following the presentation of awards, scouts and leaders received a blessing.
The Celebration of Scouting is held annually in February at the Cathedral of Christ the Light.
See below for additional photos from the 2016 Celebration!
Below are photos of Adult Award Recipients: Top left is Evelyn Sanchez and family from St. Joseph Pinole (St. George Award); Middle right is Philip Boken, St. Joseph, Fremont (St. George Award); Bottom left is Monica Wong, St. Joseph, Fremont (St. Anne Award). Pictured with the recipients is Father Robert Herbst, OFM Conv.
What is the Celebration of Scouting?
The annual "Celebration of Scouting" is a prayer service honoring all scouts and their leaders in the Oakland Diocese. Religious awards earned during the year are presented at the Celebration. Scout groups are invited to process into the Cathedral with their banner or flag.
Plan to attend our next Celebration of Scouting in 2017 at the Cathedral of Christ the Light!
Details will be posted on this page when available!