The annual Scouting Awards Mass, with Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann as our celebrant, will be held Sunday, April 26th, at 2:30 p.m. at the Cathedral of St. Peter, in Kansas City, Kansas. As usual, a reception will follow immediately after Mass, where refreshments will be served, and there will be opportunities for photographs with Archbishop!
Please make sure you have ordered the needed awards well in advance, to make sure they arrive in time for the Mass (Deadline to order: February 28). Check out the Scouting Awards page on our website for more details, and a link to the order form.
the day of the scouting mass
Awards that are typically handed out during this special celebratory Mass are: Ad Altare Dei, Pope Pius XII, Marian Medal, Bronze Pelican, St. George, St. Anne, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, Pope Paul VI National Catholic Quality Unit Award
Please plan to arrive no later than 1:45 p.m., and make sure to check-in with one of the volunteers in the social area, who will be present to help guide everyone on what to do. Everyone should be in their scout uniforms. Plan to stay after Mass for the reception, to continue the celebration with Archbishop and fellow scouts and leaders from the Archdiocese!
If you have questions regarding the Scouting Awards Mass, please reach out to Gary Smith at HOAEagle@gmail.com or call the Archdiocesan Youth Office at 913.647.0373.