On Sunday, June 4, Scouts across the Diocese of Brooklyn overcame a series of pandemic-era setbacks when they received awards commending their growth in the Catholic faith.
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.
Rachel and Mara Snyder, and Madeline “Maddie” Mullin are part of history, becoming part of the inaugural group of young women to become Eagle Scouts in the Boy Scouts of America.
Within nine years, Madison Garrett rose through the ranks to become an Ambassador Girl Scout and earned the program’s highest award for scouts between the ages of 14 and 17 — the Gold Award.