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Religious Activities

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: Pray the Rosary; Joyful Mysteries; Luminous Mysteries; Sorrowful Mysteries; and Glorious Mysteries.

  1) Pray the Rosary
  2) Joyful Mysteries
  3) Luminous Mysteries
  4) Sorrowful Mysteries
  5) Glorious Mysteries



Marian Series

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 (Click on the link below)


Footsteps of American Saints

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 (Click on the link below)



Footsteps of Modern Saints (Coming in 2015)

This is a series that encourages youth and adults to learn about individuals who have shaped the landscape of Catholicism in America. These honored individuals Rosary Series 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 will be available in the future for each activity.


Faith Series (Coming in 2015)

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.

 

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.

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