recognized as a "Quality Diocese" by the National Catholic Committee on Scouting


2016 Adult Awards Dinner

Sat. May 14, 2016 @ St. Joseph's Ctr, Auburn











Congratulations to our Award Winners!

 St. George Award: James Gorman (MC)

Bronze Pelican: Fr. Jim Mazzone (MC), Vincent Matulaitis (MC), Michael Mahan (MC), Tim Josti (MC), Kelly Stickney (MC),

Peter Moroney (MC), Dick Sioui (NVC)

St. Elizabeth Ann Seton: Tina Carey (GSA)

Jerusalem Cross: Jamie Pitney (CCS Chairperson)



Keynote speaker: NCCS Chair George Sparks
Registration opens at 8:30am, 
Concluding Mass celebrated by Bishop McManus @ 4pm.
If interested in registering click on image above. 
If you would like to volunteer, contact 

The Saint George Trek is The National Catholic Committee on Scouting’s® high adventure Catholic leadership program for older Catholic Boy Scouts and Venture Crew members at Philmont Scout Ranch. The program brings Catholic high school youth from around the country together with selected priests, religious and seminarians for eleven days of backpacking in the context of a vocation retreat.  If you will be 15 on or before 7/1/17 and no older than 18 you can apply by clicking on the emblem above.  2 candidates can attend from each diocese.  The trek cost is covered but the scout is responsible for travel.


Scouting Awards for scouts and their leaders:


Any scout actively working on their Catholic religious emblem award

needs to submit their completed workbook forms to the

Diocese of Worcester.  Boy Scout awards are $15 (paid for by either the

scout’s home parish or scout’s unit) and Girl Scouts - $12.  Checks can be

made out to RC Bishop of Worcester.  Completed forms and checks

should be mailed to:  Diocese of Worcester, Attn: Deacon Bill White

Catholic Scouting 49 Elm Street Worcester, MA 01609.

Scouts will be presented their awards by Bishop McManus at Mass on 

Saturday, May 6, 2017 at the 4pm St. Paul's Cathedral.  


2017 ADULT AWARDS...Please nominate an adult who stands out in service/dedication to Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, or American Heritage Girls by 3/1/17.  Click on the award below and then send the completed form to the address above. Bronze Pelican & St. George Awards for B.S. and St. Elizabeth Anne Seton/St. Anne for G.S./AHG. 




National Catholic Committe on Scouting (NCCS)  

44th Biennial Conference

April 7-10, 2016 in Atlanta, GA



44th Biennial Conference Info NCCS Annual Appeal Letter
For more information on scouting, contact one of the following people-
NEWorcester Admin: Carolyn Galgano   508-929-4330
for Girl Scouts: Linda Brink
for Boy Scouts: Deacon Bill White, Episcopal liaison    508-929-4330
for American Heritage Girls located at Mt. Carmel in Worc. - Alessandra Soares

* For more information on Boy Scout Religious Emblem program check out 


*For more information on the Girl Scout Religious Recognition program    see  


*For an easy to read brochure of the different religious awards offered through Girl Scouts, click on this  link 


* Information on American Heritage Girls go to


*John Atlas, Quinsigamond District Awards Program Coordinator-for those interested in Ad Altare Dei and Pope Pius XII medal programs in the Central Mass/Mohegan Council area email John at

To read the February 2016 issue of "The Bridge", a newsletter by the Nat'l Catholic Committee on Scouting click on the image above.

An Interview with Chairman, Ed Martin of the

National Catholic Committee for Scouting