Suggested nomination criteria
for the St. George
Following are some examples, a
combination of which make a leader a possible candidate for this recognition.
the Religious Emblems program for Catholic boys and has served as a
trained Religious Emblem Counselor. Encourages non-Catholic boys
to participate in the Religious Emblems program of their faith.
given notable service in promoting Catholic activities and service projects
for the Church and has shown a willingness to serve on such committees.
C. Has taken part in the Spiritual Formation for Scouters program,
Scout retreats, Cub day of recollection, CCS Awards Banquet, and such, and has
been instrumental in having others participate.
D. Has given notable
service in promoting and participating in Scout Sunday observance.
E. Gives notable service in bringing Scouting to more youth under Catholic
F. Has assisted parishes and Catholic organizations in
recruiting Cubmasters, Scoutmasters and other key leaders.
G. Is fully
trained in the skills of Scouting and is outstanding for his or her sense of
responsibility, humility, and good example.
H. Is responsible for
Catholic boys being transported to mass at camporees and summer camps and
helps provide for spiritual needs of the non-Catholics within these groups.
I. Has been instrumental in organizing and assisting diocesan Catholic
Membership programs and/or promoting the full Scout program in all parishes
including multiple units where needed.
J. Makes a significant
contribution to Scouting in the field of Catholic relationships.
K. Gives leadership in promoting Scouting for all boys regardless of race or
creed and is instrumental in organizing Scout units in an urban-Scouting
L. Promotes Scouting as a Catholic youth ministry and
encourages a youth to recognize
place before God.
M. Is active in civic and community organizations
(e.g. Knights of Columbus, Rotary, city commissions, etc.)
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