Scouts get Catholic service awards
Date: 2/8/2009 Album ID: 687625
Photos by Christian Gooden
The Catholic Commission on Boy Scouts gave their annual awards ceremony and prayer service to hundreds of area scouts. Bishop Robert Hermann presented the awards.
Joe Wolf, left, Luke Carey, 9,and Jack Haarmann, 9, all cub scouts with Pack #918 at St. Joseph's in Cottleville, line up for the opening procession of honorees before the Catholic Committee on Scouting's annual awards ceremony at the St. Louis Cathedral Basilica Sunday. Boy scouts were awarded the Ad Altare Dei Emblem. Cub Scouts were given the Parvuli Dei Emblem by Bishop Robert J. Hermann, the archdiocesan administrator for the St. Louis Diocese.Christian Gooden | Post-Dispatch
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Andy Ford, 13, center, a boy scout from troop #829 takes a look back during the Catholic Committee on Scouting's annual awards ceremony  and prayer service at the St. Louis Cathedral Basilica Sunday. Boy scouts were awarded the Ad Altare Dei Emblem. Cub Scouts were given the Parvuli Dei Emblem by Bishop Robert J. Hermann, the archdiocesan administrator for the St. Louis Diocese for outstanding service to the community.Christian Gooden | Post-Dispatch
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Scout Connor Berry, 10, right, gives his aunt Marie Lorkowski a hug after he was honored along with hundreds of other scouts at the Catholic Committee on Scouting's annual awards ceremony at the St. Louis Cathedral Basilica Sunday. Boy scouts were awarded the Ad Altare Dei Emblem. Cub Scouts were given the Parvuli Dei Emblem by Bishop Robert J. Hermann, the archdiocesan administrator for the St. Louis diocese.Christian Gooden | Post-Dispatch
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The mosaics on the Cathedral Basilica briefly grabs the attention of one of the hundreds of scouts during the Catholic Committee on Scouting's annual awards ceremony at the St. Louis Cathedral Basilica Sunday. Boy scouts were awarded the Ad Altare Dei Emblem. Cub Scouts were given the Parvuli Dei Emblem by Bishop Robert J. Hermann, the archdiocesan administrator for the St. Louis Diocese.Christian Gooden | Post-Dispatch
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Bishop Robert Hermann, Archdiocesan administrator of the St. Louis diocese, presents boy scouts with Ad Altare Dei Emblem during the Catholic Committee on Scouting's annual awards ceremony at the St. Louis Cathedral Basilica Sunday. Cub Scouts were given the Parvuli Dei Emblem by Hermann for their service to the community.Christian Gooden | Post-Dispatch
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Bishop Robert Hermann, the arch diocesan administrator for the St. Louis Diocese, presents an award to boy scout Brady Kedge, Troop 942, from St. Rose Philippine Duchesne scout during the Catholic Committee on Scouting's annual awards ceremony at the St. Louis Cathedral Basilica Sunday. Boy scouts were awarded the Ad Altare Dei Emblem. Cub Scouts were given the Parvuli Dei Emblem by Hermann for outstanding service to their communities.Christian Gooden | Post-Dispatch
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Scouts greet Bishop Robert Hermann during the Catholic Committee on Scouting's annual awards ceremony at the St. Louis Cathedral Basilica Sunday. Boy scouts were awarded the Ad Altare Dei Emblem. Cub Scouts were given the Parvuli Dei Emblem by Hermann for outstanding service to the community.Christian Gooden | Post-Dispatch
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A boy scout jumps the Cathedral Basilica steps after the Catholic Committee on Scouting's annual awards ceremony at the St. Louis Cathedral Basilica Sunday. Boy scouts were awarded the Ad Altare Dei Emblem. Cub Scouts were given the Parvuli Dei Emblem by Bishop Robert J. Hermann, the archdiocesan administrator for the St. Louis Diocese.Christian Gooden | Post-Dispatch
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Scouts have their pictures taken with Bishop Robert Hermann after the Catholic Committee on Scouting's annual awards ceremony and prayer service at the St. Louis Cathedral Basilica Sunday. Boy scouts were awarded the Ad Altare Dei Emblem. Cub Scouts were given the Parvuli Dei Emblem by Hermann for outstanding service to the community.Christian Gooden | Post-Dispatch
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Three boy scouts share a moment while posing for photos after the Catholic Committee on Scouting's annual awards ceremony at the St. Louis Cathedral Basilica Sunday. Boy scouts were awarded the Ad Altare Dei Emblem. Cub Scouts were given the Parvuli Dei Emblem by Bishop Robert J. Hermann, the archdiocesan administrator for the St. Louis Diocese.Christian Gooden | Post-Dispatch
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Scouts arrive before the Catholic Committee on Scouting's annual awards ceremony at the St. Louis Cathedral Basilica Sunday. Boy scouts were awarded the Ad Altare Dei Emblem. Cub Scouts were given the Parvuli Dei Emblem by Bishop Robert J. Hermann, the archdiocesan administrator for the St. Louis Diocese.Christian Gooden | Post-Dispatch
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Archdiocesan Administrator Bishop Robert Hermann, gives a homily during the Catholic Committee on Scouting's annual awards ceremony at the St. Louis Cathedral Basilica Sunday. Boy scouts were awarded the Ad Altare Dei Emblem. Cub Scouts were given the Parvuli Dei Emblem by Hermann for outstanding service to the community.Christian Gooden | Post-Dispatch
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Sunday Feb. 8, 2009 -- St. Louis -Left to right: Zac Cary, Justin Thornhill and Victor Rodriguez inspect their emblems after receiving them during the Catholic Committee on Scouting's annual awards ceremony at the St. Louis Cathedral Basilica Sunday. Boy scouts were awarded the Ad Altare Dei Emblem. Cub Scouts were given the Parvuli Dei Emblem by Bishop Robert J. Hermann, the archdiocesan administrator for the St. Louis Diocese.Christian Gooden | Post-Dispatch
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