Ad Altare Dei & Pope Pius XII Religious Emblems Programs
Boy Scouts of America & National Catholic Committee on Scouting®
Notice of Information Meetings for Scouts and their Parents:
Catholic youth boys, who are in the 7 th grade or above who may wish to earn their Ad Altare Dei
Religious Emblem, for Boy Scouting and Venturing, are invited to attend an Information
Meeting. The program is also open to girls ages 14 to 20. This emblem program explores indepth each of the seven sacraments. They meet monthly and will work together with other youthfrom various Scout troops and Venture Crews in the Orange County Area to complete the program.
Pope Pius XII Religious Emblem Program (grades 9 – college – young men and women in the Scouting & Venturing Programs) is available to those active in the programs offered through Boy Scouts of America that is geared to High School youth. They will meet monthly and the focus will be to help the youth to discern his or her calling or vocation in life. This program is run by the teenagers and monitored and guided by the adult leaders.
Scouting youth and young adults and their parents are invited to an information meeting
for those who wish to earn these religious emblems:
Saint Martin de Porres Catholic Church,
19767 Yorba Linda Blvd,
Yorba Linda CA 92886-2896
Ad Altare Dei Religious Emblem Information Meeting:
Sunday, February 19th 2:00-3:00 pm
Pope Pius XII Religious Emblem Information Meeting:
Sunday, February 19th 3:30-4:30 pm.
If you are not in Boy Scouts, come anyway and we will explain Scouting opportunities.
Please contact Hunter Piper at (714)996-5139 for more information and to register for the meeting.
On Saturday, January 28, 2017 – Auxiliary Bishop Tim Freyer celebrated Mass with Deacon Nick Sherg and Father Mike Hanifin Past National Chaplain on Scouting. Over 100 Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts and Veture Crew youth recieved recognition for completing their Religious Emblems. Additionally, 3 Scouts received the Pillars of Faith Award for completing all 4 Emblems during their trail in Scouting.
6 adults received the Bronze Pelican by the Diocese Catholic Committee on Scouting for their service.
3 adults were awarded the National Catholic Commttee on Scouting St George Emblem.
Diana Pham received the Vic Rogers Award for young Adults that continues to serve.
Lastly, Dr Jorge R. Sanchez was honored with distingusihed Msgr. Sammon Award along with the St George Emblem for his years of service to the Catholci Committee and the Diocese of Orange.