Scouts Offer New Patch Commemorating Father Capodanno

The Archdiocese for the Military Services’ Catholic Committee on Scouting has developed the Father Capodanno Activity Patch in honor of Servant of God Father Vincent Capodanno, a Staten Island native and U.S. Navy chaplain killed in the Vietnam War in 1967. 

Scouts’ Honor: Camp Stone To Bear Name of Bishop DiMarzio

A commemorative stone emblazoned with the name of Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio will be unveiled at the Boy Scouts’ Ten Mile River Camp in Narrowsburg, New York, this summer, in recognition of his support for the scouting movement.

Local Scouts Stay Busy Despite Virus Lockdown

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced Boy Scouts sponsored by parishes in the Diocese of Brooklyn to complete rank and merit badge courses “virtually” with video-conferencing programs like Zoom.

Local Catholic Teen a ‘Man for Others’

Since the summer, Felix Lam has been collecting school supplies from donations at church and buying at local stores to send to two Catholic schools in Haiti. It was an idea developed after his Boy Scout troop began to work with Queens-based From Here to Haiti.