Celebration of Scouting
Scouts, Leaders and Scout Families Attend
2013 Diocesan "Celebration of Scouting!"
Scouts, leaders and their families attended the annual Oakland Diocese "Celebration of Scouting" on Saturday, February 2, at the Cathedral of Christ the Light. Over ninety scouts received their religious award medals. Father Kenneth Nobega, diocesan scout chaplain, presided at the prayer service with the theme, "Building on Our Faith in Jesus Christ!"
The St. George Award was presented to scout leader Michael Warriner for distinguished service to Catholic Scouts. Mr. Warriner is active as a scout leader and commissioner, actively promotes religious awards and is an active member of Christ the King parish, Pleasant Hill.
See below for photos from the day!
Scouts Enter the Cathedral in Procession
Leslie Bonner, from St. Raymond Parish, and Caitlin Brown from St. Joseph, Fremont parish,
look at the program prior to the entrance procession.
Father Kenneth Norbrega greets the Scouts
A scout is presented the Pope Pius XII Religious Award
Father Ken Nobrega, Dicoesan Scout Chaplain with Brownie
Scouts and Scout Leaders Receive a Blessing at the Close of the Celebration
Mike Warriner, shown with his family and Father Kenneth Nobrega, received the St. George Award
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 2014 at the Cathedral of Christ the Light!
Date and Information on the 2014 Celebration will be posted when announced.