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Awesome Religious Activities :

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There are Five Series of Religious Activities and two International Activities, to which interested youth and adults will find fun and easy ways to learn more about their faith, Catholic role models and become more aware of the faith community and cultures around the world.


Eligibility: All youth and adults—Scouts or non-Scouts, Catholic or non-Catholic, male or female—are welcome to participate in the Religious Activities provided by the National Catholic Committee on Scouting®. The Five Series of Religious Activities, include: Rosary Series, Marian Series, Footsteps of American Saints, Footsteps of Modern Saints and Faith Series. The International Activities include International Awareness and Blessed Are Merciful - Keep The Lamp Burning Activities. All of these activities may be used by groups, families, schools, or any Cub Scout, Boy Scout, Venturer, Girl Scout, American Heritage Girl, or Campfire USA. 





Rosary Series

The first activity in the Rosary Series describes how to pray the Rosary and each of following activities in the Mysteries of the Holy Rosary. This series provides youth and adults the opportunity to learn more about their faith.

A beautiful 5 inch patch is available for each activity. The Rosary has five activities: 1)Pray the Rosary;  2) Joyful Mysteries;  3) Luminous Mysteries; 4) Sorrowful Mysteries; and 5) Glorious Mysteries.





Marian Series
These activities and more are available.  Click on a patch to go to NCCS. 

Each activity in this series examines one of the nineteen Marian Feasts Commemorated in the United States, focusing on how and why the Church has honored Mary for more than 2,000 years.

A beautiful 3 inch patch is available for each activity. 

Available Activities  

  • Immaculate Conception

  • Our Lady of Guadalupe (2013)

  • Our Lady of Lourdes

  • Our Lady of Miraculous Medal

  • Our Lady of Sorrows

  • Many others.


Footsteps of American Saints (Click)

This is a series that encourages youth to learn about individuals who have shaped the landscape of Catholicism in America. These honored individuals are Saints, or are being considered for Sainthood. By learning more about the wonderful examples, it is hoped that youth and adults will be inspired to imitate their heroic virtues and follow in their footsteps.


A beautiful 3 inch patch is available for each activity.


Available Activities

  • André Bessette, Jan 6th

  • Frances Xavier Cabrini, Nov 13th

  • Peter Claver, Sep 9th

  • Mother Marianne Cope, Jan 23rd

  • Juan Diego, Dec 9th

  • Katharine Drexel, Mar 3rd

  • Rose Philippine Duchesne, Nov 18th

  • Mother Marie Durocher,Oct 6th

  • Saint George, Apr 23rd

  • Mother Theodore Guerin

  • Isidore (the Farmer), May 15th

  • Isaac Jogues, Oct 19th

  • Michael McGivney

  • Damien of Molokai, May 10th

  • John Neumann, Jan 5th

  • Miguel Pro, Nov 23rd

  • Carlos Rodriguez, Jul 13th

  • Junípero Serra, Jul 1st

  • Elizabeth Ann Seton, Jan 4th

  • Kateri Tekakwitha, Jul 14th



Footsteps of Modern Saints

This series provides a group of activities to help youth and adults to learn more about the universal faith-based practices and traditions used in living the Catholic faith.

Introducing this new series is the Corporal Works of Mercy Activity. Other Similar activities will be introduced in the future.


A beautiful 3 inch patch is available for each activity.

  • Corporal Works of Mercy


International Activities

International Catholic Awareness

This activity is being offered by The International Catholic Conference of Scouting (ICCS) in recognition of demonstrated awareness of Scouting in the Catholic Church throughout the world.

It contributes to the complete education of young people through Scouting from the perspective

of the Catholic faith. It develops and enhances the spiritual dimension of Scouting in the World Scout Movement.

  • Pin / Patch Program (Grades 1-5)

  • Medallion / Patch Program (Grades 6-8)

  • Medallion / Pin / Patch Program (Grades 9-12)

  • Medallion / Pin / Patch Program (Adults)


Blessed Are Merciful - Keep The Lamp Burning

The International Catholic Conference of Scouting (ICCS) has invited all members of Catholic Scout Associations to join in the 100 year celebration of Catholics in Scouting. The ICCS is providing opportunities for scouts to meet together as friends in the Catholic Church via the internet, jamborees, earning religious emblems and programs like Messengers of Peace.

These activities will:

  • Link the Catholic Church with the Scouting Movement all over the world

  • Contribute to the Catholic education of youth through Scouting

  • Enhance the spiritual dimension of Catholic Scouts in the World Scout Movement

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