News and Events

The Cardinal Meyer Center is Closed and unable to process any requests for medals at this time.  We will post when the Center reopens.

Here’s the latest news from NCCS about time frames for completing the emblem programs in 2020. Download the Guide, 20.03.20 Emblems Exceptions


The Biennial Meeting Scheduled for April 23-26, 2020 has been Cancelled. The Meeting will be rescheduled for 2022.  Watch the website for more information in the 4th Quarter of 2021.

Scouting in the Local Catholic Church, Diocesan Committee Development

June 22, 2020 Summit Bechtel Reserve in Glen Jean, West Virginia

Scouting in the Catholic Church

July 19-25, 2020, Philmont Training Center, Cimarron, New Mexico

Adult Events

Religious Emblems Coordinator and Counselor Training

Tuesday, April 14, 2020, ZOOM Conference Meeting, 6:30PM-8:30PM. Host is Paul Szymczak, Email Paul ( by April 12, 2020, to receive the link for the meeting.

Other Zoom Conference Meetings are being added. Please check back soon.

Tuesday, May 19, 2020 scheduled at St. Stephen Deacon and Martyr. 6:30PM-8:30PM. Zoom Meeting. Contact Paul Szymczak, Email Paul ( for the link.

Scout Events

Ad Altare Dei & Pope Pius XII Day of Recollection

Saturday, October 10, 2020: Techny Tower Conference & Retreat Center, 2001 Waukegan Road, Techny, IL., Contact: John Panek at

Fishers of Men-Scout Vocations  & Activities

Saturday, September 11, 2021 (rescheduled): Mundelein Seminary Grounds including Seminary Lake

The Bridge Newsletter

Bridge 2020 Spring Edition

The Bridge Summer 2019 Newsletter

Procedure for Ordering Awards

To order the Cub Scout emblems, Parvuli Dei, or the Light of Christ award, please contact Hilda Sustaita , and allow three weeks for order processing, and delivery. Please allow additional time where possible, when ordering for Blue & Gold Events in February and March.
Please refer to the 2020 Price list attachment for ordering information.