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Religious Activities

The Diocese of Gaylord provides the opportunity for all youth to earn beautiful patches while doing activities to enhance their faith.  These activities, promoted by the National Catholic Committee on Scouting, are available to interested youth and adults,  Scouts or non-scouts, Catholic or non-Catholic.  This is a great way to invite all of the scouts in your troop to participate in an activity together. Contact the Diocese of Gaylord for information on how to begin.

These activities include: Rosary Series, Marian Series and Footsteps of American Saints.

Rosary Series

The first activity in the Rosary Series describes how to pray the Rosary and each of following activities in the Mysteries of the Holy Rosary. A beautiful 5 inch patch is available for each activity. The Rosary has five activities: Pray the Rosary; Joyful Mysteries; Luminous Mysteries; Sorrowful Mysteries; and Glorious Mysteries.

  •   Pray the Rosary
  •   Joyful Mysteries
  •   Luminous Mysteries
  •   Sorrowful Mysteries
  •   Glorious Mysteries

Marian Series

Each activity in this series examines one of the nineteen Marian Feasts Commemorated in the United States, focusing on how and why the Church has honored Mary for more than 2,000 years. A beautiful 3 inch patch is available for each activity.

  • Immaculate Conception
  • Our Lady of Guadalupe (2013)
  • Our Lady of Lourdes
  • Our Lady of Miraculous Medal
  • Our Lady of Sorrows

Footsteps of American Saints

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This is a series that encourages youth to learn about individuals who have shaped the landscape of Catholicism in America. These honored individuals are Saints, or are being considered for Sainthood.  A beautiful 3 inch patch is available for each activity.

André Bessette
Frances Xavier Cabrini
Peter Claver
Mother Marianne Cope
Juan Diego
Katharine Drexel
Rose Philippine Duchesne
Mother Marie Durocher
Saint George
Mother Theodore Guerin
Isidore (the Farmer)
Isaac Jogues
Michael McGivney
Damien of Molokai
John Neumann
Miguel Pro
Carlos Rodriguez
Junípero Serra
Elizabeth Ann Seton
Kateri Tekakwitha