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Archdiocese of Philadelphia Catholic Committee on Scouting

Annual Cub Scout Pilgrimage, Saturday, December 16, 2023

National Center for Padre Pio, Barto PA 

To Register: cjmenna327@gmail.com

Where are we going?

2023 Cub Scout Pilgrimage to The National Centre for Padre Pio


What to bring?

Bring a lunch or a snack and water to start your busy afternoon off right!

Bring a chaplet, or rosary, for Chaplet of Divine Mercy later in the day.

Bring your curiosity to learn about this modern day saint!

Each Scout is asked to bring a canned good or non perishable food item to donate to a food bank!

Maybe some money for the gift shop???

What to wear?

Your uniform and a warm coat

What will it cost?

We are collecting $5.00 per family upon arrival.

When are we going?

Saturday, December 16th, 2023

What is the schedule for the day?

12:25pm--Arrival at the National Centre for Padre Pio, 111 Barto Road, Barto PA, 19504. The

Center advises scout families to arrive as close to 12:30 as possible—they have a large

program in the morning and attendees will be departing starting at 12.

Upon arrival go directly to the Spirituality Center. You may begin to eat your lunch or snack

once settled there and continue during the film.

12:35-1:00—Film, followed by a short talk and Q&A on Padre Pio and the founding of the


1:15-2:00—Break, followed by a guided tour of the Spirituality Center and Our Lady of Grace


2:15-3:00—Break, then off to the museum for the Scavenger Hunt

 3:00-3:20—Return to the chapel for the Chaplet of Divine Mercy

3:30—Depart or family time until the center closes at 4:30.

Note:  About 3 miles away is the Most Blessed Sacrament Church, 610 Pine St.,Bally, PA 19503, 610-845-2460, www.mbsbally.org . MBS church has confessions from 3:15-4 PM and Vigil Mass at 4:30 if you would like to remain in the area a bit longer to extend your pilgrimage at this historic parish which was formed over 275 years ago!

Who is invited?

All Cubs and their families, siblings, grandparents etc...

Sounds like an awesome day... How do I sign up?

To Register: cjmenna327@gmail.com

Email Chris your Name, Pack # and number of people you plan to bring! That's it! 




was held


September 30 2023

at the 

Eucharistic Revival

Archdiocese of Philadelphia Catholic Committee on Scouting


Saturday, 4 May 2024, 11:00 a.m.

Cathedral Basilica of SS Peter and Paul

The Most Rev. Nelson J.  Perez, D.D., Celebrant

We will offer this Mass in gratitude for, and for the intentions of, all of our seminarians, faculty, staff and alumni of

The Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary


At the conclusion of Mass, Archbishop Perez will present all religious emblems earned this year – Light of Christ, Parvuli Dei, Ad Altare Dei and Pope Pius XII

Emblem recipients should register in the vestibule of the Cathedral at 10:15 a.m.

The Cathedral is located at 1723 Race St, Philadelphia, PA 19103

 (18th and the Parkway)


All scouts, family, neighbors, and friends are invited.

Eagle Scout Recognition Letters

Please include the following information when making the request: Scout’s Name, Troop Number, Council, Parish and Parish Town, Eagle Project Details, and the address certificate is to be mailed to for presentation.

Pope Francis

Pope Francis Vatican Embassy 3339 Massachusetts Ave NW Washington, DC 20008

Archbishop Perez

Please email Donna Huddell