Christians have been traveling to Holy places since the beginning of the Church and have been actively encouraged to go on Pilgrimages since the Middle Ages. The Pilgrimage participants (pilgrims) are on a spiritual journey as well as a physical journey. The Pilgrimage is a time of leaving our daily lives behind, turning to the Lord, repenting of our
“A Scout is reverent.” Auxiliary Bishop Joseph Binzer celebrated Mass for Catholic Boy Scouts and leaders at the Peterloon Camporee last month. The weekend event at the historic Peterloon Estate has been held since 1927, making it the longest-running camporee in the hstory of Scouting. More than 6,000 Scouts attended
By Walt Schaefer For The Catholic Telegraph About a decade ago, Bradley Duncan was in church with his family when his infant son, Gabriel, started crying. “I was out in the lobby of the church during Mass that day trying to quiet him down and I saw a poster on
Press Release More than 100 Catholic Cub Scouts, Webelos, Boy Scouts and Venturers will receive religious emblems from the Archdiocese of Cincinnati Catholic Committee on Scouting in a ceremony at the Cathedral of St. Peter in Chains at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, January 19.
Staff Report Openly homosexual youth will no longer be barred from the Boy Scouts, the organization decided earlier this month in a shift from long-standing policy.
By Mark Pattison Catholic News Service WASHINGTON (CNS) — The head of the National Catholic Committee on Scouting said the Boy Scouts’ vote in May to admit homosexual youth into their ranks is “not in conflict with Catholic teaching,” something by which “we should be encouraged.”
By Seth Gonzales Catholic News Service GRAPEVINE, Texas (CNS) — The Boy Scouts of America‘s National Council voted late May 23 to allow openly gay youths admittance as members into the 103-year-old organization, effective Jan. 1, 2014. In a statement, the organization said the decision to review the organization’s ban
By John Stegeman The Catholic Telegraph A relationship that dates back 99 years was formalized Thursday, May 2, when the Girl Scouts of Western Ohio and the Archdiocese of Cincinnati signed a Memorandum of Understanding. Archbishop of Cincinnati Dennis M. Schnurr and CEO of Girl Scouts of Western Ohio Roni
Staff Report The students of Immaculate Heart of Mary School have a new classroom – outdoors. Students sit on wooden benches at long tables while their teacher works from a deck with a sheltered whiteboard. All of this started when former IHM student Dale Lakes developed an idea for his