The Worcester Diocese Catholic Committee on Scouting is calling for nominations for Adult Catholic Religious Awards due by March 1st.
Nominations should be submitted to to Bob Ryan, DCCOS Nomination Chair, 8 Colonial Drive, Shrewsbury, MA 01545.
The awards are to recognize those adults in Scouting who have participated in promoting and teaching Catholic Faith Formation in Scouting through religious emblem programs, Scout Sunday observance, and various other activities relating to the Faith.
The Bronze Pelican and the St. George Emblem are for those adults involved in the Cub and/or Boy Scout programs. A nominee for the Bronze Pelican has significantly influenced Catholic Scouting for at least three years. Nominees for the St. George emblem have previously received the Bronze Pelican and have made significant and outstanding contributions to the spiritual development of Catholic youths through Scouting. Nomination forms should give a detailed description of how the nominee provides such outstanding contributions.
The St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Award and the St. Anne Adult Award are for those adults involved in Girl Scouts and/or American Heritage Girls programs. The St. Elizabeth Ann Seton award is intended to recognize notable contributions to the field of youth ministry. The St. Anne award is to honor the outstanding service of adults contributing to the spiritual development of Catholic members of girls’ organizations. A candidate for St. Elizabeth Ann Seton must have given a minimum of three years active service to youth as an adult. A candidate for St. Anne must have given a minimum of seven years active service to youth as an adult. A candidate for St. Anne must also have previously been awarded the St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Award.