|Ad Altare Dei Religious Emblem
Designed for any youth of the Roman Catholic Faith who is registered in a Scouts BSA Troop or Crew. Note: To begin working on this award you must have completed the 6th Grade. Ages 12-13 years old.
Introducing the Ad Altare Dei Youth Manual Electronic Version
|Light of Life Religious Emblem
Designed for Scouts BSA, 12 -13 years old.
|Pope Pius XII Religious Emblem
Designed for Scouts BSA 15 years old and older (before their 18th birthday). Venture Crew Members (male and female before their 21st birthday).
Pillars of Faith Recognition:
The purpose of the Pillars of Faith program is to provide a special recognition to those youth in Scouting who have earned all four of the Catholic Religious Emblems. Very few Scouts earn the Eagle Rank, and even fewer earn a Religious Emblem of their faith. Earning all four Religious Emblems is a monumental feat and demonstrates tremendous commitment to their Catholic Faith. The Pillars of Faith Program- Duty to God Pin recognizes these Scouts.
The name and design of the award represent the fact that the four Religious Emblems, one for each program are like pillars, supporting the Scouts’ development in and appreciation of their religious faith. The Religious Emblems are the pillars, not the roof, for none of us are ever done growing in our faith. The design also includes the Church, the Bible, the Cross, other essential elements in faith. The pin can be worn on the scout uniform or as a lapel pin on non-scouting attire.
Pillars of Faith Overview: Overview
Pillars of Faith Application:Application
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