Bishop Robert Brennan traveled to Ten Mile River Scout Camp in Narrowsburg, New York, on July 20 to visit with a group of scouts from the New York City area.
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.
The memory of the late Rev. Bartholomew “Barry” Frazzitta — who served in the Diocese of Brooklyn for nearly 50 years and was a chaplain to the Boy Scouts of America — will live on for years to come, thanks to the Ten Mile River Scout Camps Museum.
On August 3, roughly 230 scouts from the New York City area — including the Diocese of Brooklyn — received a special treat when Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio visited them during their week-long stay at Ten Mile River Scout Camps in upstate New York. It was the first time the troops and the bishop could gather together since the pandemic canceled last year’s activities.
The Catholic Committee on Scouting and Girl Scouting in the diocese held its annual Youth Religious Awards Convocation and Adult Recognition ceremony on May 16 at Our Lady of Angels Church, Bay Ridge.
Boy Scout councils and units sponsored by Catholic parishes and other entities will not be affected by the Chapter 11 bankruptcy case filed by the Boy Scouts of America, said the chairman of the National Catholic Committee on Scouting.