Friday Feb 23
Boy Scouts Footsteps of the Saints
Footsteps of the Saints program will be offered on Friday, Feb. 23, from 5:30-7:15 p.m. at St. Matthew Cathedral. Mass will be followed by dinner and a lesson and activity on Blessed Carlos Rodriguez.
This event is open to all scouts and non-scouts, boys and girls, in grades K-12, although it is primarily geared towards elementary school. Siblings of scouts are also welcome to come to Mass and participate in the Footsteps of the Saints activities after Mass. Please pre-register so that we can plan for food and activities. To register for the event and designate the number of meals click here https://goo.gl/forms/HPRNoMiqyeH1udQA2
To pre-register or questions: contact Janice Martin 260-399-1411 [email protected]
The National Catholic Committee on Scouting has a religious activity called the “Footsteps of American Saints” that encourages youth to learn about holy men and women who have shaped Catholicism in America. Their words, their deeds, and their devotion to prayer and to the sacraments, inspire all of us. In the church calendar for the United States, some have the rank of “Saint” and are venerated by the universal church. Some have the rank of “Blessed” and are venerated by the local church. Most of these men and women lived and worked in North America in what is now the United States. Others never set foot in America, however they had an impact on the Catholic American landscape. All of them sought to follow Jesus. The goal of this activity is to share the lives of Saints so that the youth might be inspired to follow them on the path to holiness.
5:30 p.m. Mass at St. Matthew Cathedral
6 p.m. Cheese pizza or Knights of Columbus Fish dinner in the South Cafeteria of St. Matthew Cathedral School. The Knights of Columbus Lenten Fish Fry: $7.50 adults and $1.50 children (5-12). Children age 4 and under are free. Cheese pizza will be available for $5 per pizza.
6:30 p.m. Lesson and activity on Footsteps of the Saints: Blessed Carlos Rodriguez
7 p.m. Closing prayer and clean up
Bring a Class A uniform or nice clothes for Mass and crayons or markers for project after Mass