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Catholic Relationships

A Scout is reverent:
He is reverent toward God.
He is faithful in his religious duties and respects the convictions of others in matters of custom and religion.

The Greater St. Louis Area Council serves the youths of four dioceses. Each diocese administers and supports its own Scouting committees.

 
ARCHDIOCESE OF SAINT LOUIS 
Includes the Missouri counties of Franklin, Jefferson, Lincoln, Perry, St. Charles, St. Francois, Ste. Genevieve, St. Louis, Warren and Washington, and the city of St. Louis.

Mr. Craig Ragland, Chairman 
Catholic Committee on Scouting, St. Louis Archdiocese
314-378-0299

Rev. Will Dotson, Chaplain
Catholic Committee on Scouting, St. Louis Archdiocese
314-965-0709
 
Mrs. Ann M. Lederman, Director of Catholic Scouting
Catholic Youth Apostolate
Office of Catholic Scouting
20 Archbishop May Dr., Room 3208
St. Louis, MO  63119
314-792-7608
annlederman@archstl.org
 
This page gets updated on a monthly basis thru most of the program year.  For the best up to date news on the Catholic Committee on Scouting programs, visit the Catholic Youth Apostolate website at www.catholicscoutingstl.org
 
DIOCESE OF BELLEVILLE
Includes the Illinois counties of Alexander, Franklin, Hamilton, Jackson, Johnson, Perry, Pulaski, Saline, Union and Williamson.
 
DIOCESE OF SPRINGFIELD-CAPE GIRARDEAU
Includes the Missouri counties of Bollinger, Butler, Cape Girardeau, Carter, Dunklin, Iron, Madison, Mississippi, New Madrid, Pemiscot, Reynolds, Ripley, Scott, Stoddard and Wayne.
 
DIOCESE OF JEFFERSON CITY
Includes the Missouri county of Crawford.


YOUTH & ADULT AWARDS
Find descriptions and requirements for Catholic Awards at www.nccs-bsa.org, National Catholic Committee on Scouting.

CUB SCOUT RELIGIOUS EMBLEMS​ ​ ​
Light of Christ
- Catholic Tigers and Wolves
The Light of Christ Activity book is now printed with both English and Spanish instructions in the same book. The requirements are the same as the previous book.​
Parvuli Dei
- Catholic Bears and Webelos
The Parvuli Dei Activity book is now printed with the introduction in English and Spanish. The requirements are the same as the previous book.​

  

BOY SCOUT AND VENTURING RELIGIOUS EMBLEMS
Ad Altare Dei
- Roman Catholic Boy Scout
- Completed sixth grade
- Active 6 months in troop
(click here for full requirements
Light is Life
- Eastern Catholic Boy Scout
- Completed sixth grade
- Active 6 months in troop
- Younger than 18 years
(click here for full requirements)​
Pope Pius XII
- Catholic Boy Scouts and Venturing (boys and girls)
- Started the ninth grade
- Younger than 21 years
(click here for full requirements)​