EMBLEMS & ANNUAL CONVOCATION
The annual Convocation Mass is held in May. The date for the 2023 Mass with The Most Reverend Larry J. Kulick, JCL, Bishop of Greensburg, is May 7. All Catholic scouts and families, as well as all friends of Catholic scouting, are invited.
A brief description of each religious award or emblem is listed below. You can also view a full description of each award and download the order forms for Boy Scout and Girl Scout materials.
Click the below sections to view their respective information
Scout: Adult Honor
|Adult Honor||St. Anne||This is designated as adult recognition.||Description||Application|
|Adult Honor||St. Elizabeth Ann Seton||This is designated as adult recognition.||Description||Application|
|Adult Honor||St. George (Roman Catholic)||This is designated as adult recognition.||Description||Application|
Scout: Boy Scout
|Boy Scout||Ad Altare Dei (Roman Catholic)||Must be 13 to 14 years old.||Description|
|Boy Scout||Light of Christ (Roman or Eastern Catholic)||Must be a Tiger/Wolf Club.||Description|
|Boy Scout||Light of Life (Eastern Catholic)||Must be 12 to 13 years old.||Description|
|Boy Scout||Parvuli dei (Roman or Eastern Catholic||Must be a Bear/Webelos.||Description|
|Boy Scout||Pope Paul VI (National Award)||This is designated as a Catholic unit recognition.||Description|
|Boy Scout||Pope Pius XII (Roman or Eastern Catholic)||This must be started in the 9th grade.||Description|
Scout: Girl Scout
|Girl Scout||(Marian) Mary, the First Disciple||Must be in the 7th or 8th grade||Description|
|Girl Scout||Family of God||Must be in the 2nd or 3rd grade.||Description|
|Girl Scout||I Live My Faith||Must be in the 4th grade.||Description|
|Girl Scout||Nazareth||Must be in the 2nd or 3rd grade.||Description|
|Girl Scout||St. Elizabeth Ann Seton||Must be in the 11th or 12th grade.||Description|
|Girl Scout||St. Kateri Tekakwitha||Must be in the 6th grade.||Description|
|Girl Scout||The Spirit Alive||Must be in the 9th or 10th grade.||Description|
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Adult Facilitator & Moderator Training
** Please note that in addition to the certification training, all participants must have Protecting God’s Children (VIRTUS) training, sign the Diocesan Code of Pastoral Conduct, and complete all PA Child Services Law requirements. The Boy Scouts of America also require training.
Adult Facilitator Training for Pope Pius XII Emblem
Adult leaders of Boy Scouts have the opportunity to earn their certification in order to work with scouts seeking the Pope Pius XII Emblem. Individuals must be recertified every five years. There is no cost for the training.
Adult Moderator Training for Ad Altare Dei Emblem
Adult leaders of Boy Scouts have the opportunity to earn their certification in order to work with scouts seeking the Ad Altare Dei Emblem. Individuals must be recertified every five years. There is no cost for the training.
Adult Girl Scout Emblem Training
Adult leaders of Girl Scouts have the opportunity to earn their certification in order to work with scouts seeking the Marian Emblem, Spirit Alive Emblem, and Elizabeth Ann Seton Emblem. Individuals must be recertified every three years. There is no cost for the training. There is no scheduled date at this time.
For more information about these trainings including upcoming dates, please contact Father E. George Saletrik.