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Bishop awards Five Boy Scouts the Ad Altare Dei Religious Emblem Award

Gabe Budd of Troop 202; Jack Bithel, Austin Bithel, Hunter Van Doren, and Matthew Van Doren, all of Troop 240 (pictured L-R above) were awarded the National Catholic Committee on Scouting’s Ad Altare Dei Medal by Bishop Thomas Daly at a Mass in Deer Park, Washington, on Nov. 23. Catholic boys and girls in Scout troops who have completed sixth grade can earn the Ad Altare Dei Religious Emblem. Pictured with the scouts are (L-R) Deacon Perry Pearman, Deacon Dan Glatt, and Bishop Thomas Daly.