Young people awarded for service to Youth Ministry, Scouting

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Bishop Thomas J. Tobin celebrated Mass Sunday at the Cathedral of SS. Peter and Paul before presenting more than 100 awards to young people from across the diocese and the adults who support their efforts in the areas of Catholic Youth Ministry and Scouting.

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BOY SCOUT

2015 AD ALTARE DEI EMBLEM RECIPIENTS

The purpose of Ad Altare Dei (to the altar of God) is to help Roman Catholic Scouts develop as good Catholics through understanding the role of the seven sacraments.

NORTHWEST SERVICE AREA

Troop 711, Albion

Adult Counselors: Joyce Masse & Manuel Tavares

Drew Abram, St. Jude, Lincoln

Michael Matkowski, St. Ambrose, Albion

Matthew Salemi, St. James, Manville

Sebastian Toledo, St. Ambrose, Albion

Troop 8, Cranston

Adult Counselor: Randall Jackvony

Raymond Brown , Holy Apostles, Cranston

Benjamin Jackvony, Immaculate Conception, Cranston

Tyler Lopez, St. Mary, Cranston

Brandon Luke, Immaculate Conception, Cranston

Nathan Maltais, Holy Apostles, Cranston

Anthony Pacheco, Holy Apostles, Cranston

Troop 76, Providence

Adult Counselors: Jessica Barrett & Peter Grivers

Stephen Grivers, St. Augustine, Providence

Jacob Harrison, St. Augustine, Providence

Christopher Reall, Jr., St. Augustine, Providence

SOUTHEAST SERVICE AREA

Troop 25, Warren

Adult Counselors: Patricia Carroll & Patricia Lannan

Luke Cabral, St. Elizabeth, Bristol

Samuel Campanella, St. Mary of the Bay, Warren

Benjamin Cloutier, St. Elizabeth, Bristol

Jacob Heroux, St. Alexander, Warren

SOUTHWEST SERVICE AREA

Troop 1, Conimicut

Adult Counselor: Mary Ellen Mortimer

Michael Scribner, St. Kevin, Warwick

Troop 4, Gaspee Plateau

Adult Counselors: Rev. Msgr. Nicholas Iacovaccci & Michael Stone

Nicholas Jaggi, St. Peter, Warwick

James Rowell, St. Paul, Cranston

Troop 7, Buttonwoods

Adult Counselor: Mary Ellen Mortimer

Michael Graves, St. Timothy, Warwick

Aiden Meservey, St. Peter, Warwick

Troop 35, West Greenwich

Adult Counselor: Terrence Gray

Frank Azzarello, SS. John & Paul, Coventry

Ian Gray, SS. John & Paul, Coventry

Christopher Lorme, SS. John & Paul, Coventry

Peter Lorme, SS. John & Paul, Coventry

Robert Paquette, SS. John & Paul, Coventry

Alex Smith, St. Kateri Tekakwitha Catholic Community, Exeter

Jacob Smith, St. Kateri Tekakwitha Catholic Community, Exeter

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2015 POPE PIUS XII EMBLEM RECIPIENTS

Pope Pius XII is Catholic Scouting's Church-related ministries and vocations program, dealing with different life choices, occupations, and ministries in the Church as “calls” from God.

NORTHWEST SERVICE AREA

Troop 1, Diamond Hill

Adult Facilitator: Virginia Houle

Greycin Bobola, St. John Vianney Cumberland

Troop 1, Arnold Mills

Adult Facilitator: Virginia Houle

John Gagne, St. John Vianney Cumberland

Justin Houle, St. John Vianney Cumberland

Nicholas Petrich, St. John Vianney, Cumberland

Troop 711, Albion

Adult Facilitator: Joyce Masse & Manuel Tavares

Christian Masse, St. Ambrose, Albion

Nicholas Tavares, St. Jude, Lincoln

SOUTHWEST SERVICE AREA

Troop 4, Gaspee Pleateau

Adult Facilitator: Mary Ellen Mortimer

Ryan Mainville, St. Peter, Warwick

Troop 7, Buttonwoods

Adult Facilitator: Mary Ellen Mortimer

Collin Puckett, Sts. Rose & Clement, Warwick

Matthew Jessing, Sts. Rose & Clement, Warwick

Troop 147, North Kingstown

Adult Facilitator: Mary Ellen Mortimer

Jeffrey Dowling, St. Francis de Sales, North Kingstown

GIRL SCOUT

2015 I LIVE MY FAITH MEDAL RECIPIENTS

This National Award Program enables the recipient to grow as a Christian person and to take her place as an active and responsible member of her family, parish, troop and community.

GREENVILLE

Troop 221

Adult Moderator: Heidi Blais

Aemilia Blais, St. Philip, Greenville

Marykate Tillinghast, St. Philip, Greenville

PORTSMOUTH

Troop 645

Adult Moderator: Thelma Dess

Meghan Dess, St. Barnabas, Portsmouth

Kate Famiglietti, St. Barnabas, Portsmouth

WARWICK

Troop 233

Adult Moderator: Norma Malachowski

Katherine Baxter, Sts. Rose & Clement, Warwick

Hannah Collins, St. Joseph, West Warwick

Kyla Groves, SS. Peter & Paul, West Warwick

WESTERLY/PAWCATUCK

Troop 906

Adult Moderator: Pamela Cannon

Marley Cannon, St. Pius X, Westerly

WOONSOCKET

Troop 741

Adult Moderator: Tracy Cesana

Caitlin Beaudry, Our Lady, Queen of Martyrs, Woonsocket

Abigail Cesana, St. James, Manville

Katelyn Gagnon, St. Agatha, Woonsocket

Kathleen Hartonchik, St. Joseph, Woonsocket

2015 MARIAN MEDAL RECIPIENTS

The purpose of this National Award Program is to provide the recipient with a unique opportunity to develop new insights into herself, friends, family and the world around her. The Marian Medal work enables girls to discuss and share in order to come to a better understanding of the Christian life. They have the opportunity to look at their values, their approaches to life, their relationship with God and their understanding of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Above all, they have the opportunity to grow in an understanding of their Catholic faith and its traditions.

CUMBERLAND

Troop 66

Adult Advisor: Michele Smith

Morgan Watson, St. John Vianney, Cumberland

Troop 273

Adult Advisor: Michele Smith

Alyssa Hinton, St. James, Manville

Amber Kulz, St. Joseph, Cumberland

Brianna Kulz, St. Joseph, Cumberland

Troop 397

Adult Advisor: Michele Smith

Caroline Harten, St. John Vianney, Cumberland

Olesya Tamburro, St. John Vianney, Cumberland

NORTH KINGSTOWN

Troop 561

Adult Advisor: Georgann Lardaro

Mary Beth Clarke, Christ the King, Kingston

PORTSMOUTH

Troop 198

Adult Advisor: Thelma Dess

Alexis Dess, St. Barnabas, Portsmouth

Nicole Famiglietti, St. Barnabas, Portsmouth

Kyra Obert, St. Barnabas, Portsmouth

2015 SPIRIT ALIVE MEDAL RECIPIENTS

This program is designed for Catholic, high school aged girls who are in the Senior and Ambassador level of Girl Scouts. It assists them in discovering how the Holy Spirit moves in their lives,calling them to greater participation in the Church’s ministry.

PLAINVILLE/MANSFIELD

Troop 4812

Adult Advisor: Norma Malachowski

Kaleigh Poirier, St. Joseph, Pascoag

WARWICK

Troop 230

Adult Moderator: Norma Malachowski

Rebecca Malachowski, St. Francis of Assisi, Warwick

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2014 PILLARS OF FAITH AWARD RECIPIENTS

The Pillars of Faith Award recognizes Scouts who earn all four National Catholic Religious Scouting Awards.

For these Scouts, the award represents the depth of their commitment to exploring their faith.

Service to God

Girl Scouts who have earned the Family of God, I Live My Faith, the Marian and the Spirit Alive Medals

Kaleigh Poirier

Duty to God

Boy Scouts who have earned the Light of Christ, the Parvuli Dei, the Ad Altare Dei and the Pope Pius XII Emblems

Jeffrey Dowling, Matthew Jessing & Christian Masse

2015 ST. GEORGE EMBLEM RECIPIENT

“…for remarkable contribution to the spiritual development of Boy Scouts, Cub Scouts and Venturers. It is the highest national award recognition for Catholic adults in Scouting.

Rev. Msgr. Nicholas J. Iacovacci

Pastor Emeritus, St. Peter Parish, Warwick, Troop 4, Gaspee Plateau

2014 EDWARD A. McLAUGHLIN, JR. AWARD RECIPIENT

The Edward McLaughlin Award is given to the Boy Scout Unit which earns the highest number of Ad Altare Dei and Pope Pius XII emblems totaled. It is given in memory of Mr. Edward A. McLaughlin, Jr., the son of a past member of the Catholic Committee on Scouting.

Boy Scout Troop 35, West Greenwich

Hianloland Fire Company, West Greenwich, Mr. Terrence Gray, Scoutmaster

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