Light of Christ award presented at All Saints Church

Alex Eshleman received the Light of Christ award at the 10 a.m. Mass on Nov. 24 at All Saints Church in Knoxville. Making the presentation were Father Michael Woods, All Saints pastor, and George LeCrone Sr., chairman of the Diocesan Catholic Committee on Scouting. With Alex were his father and mother, …

St. Jude celebrates Scout Sunday

St. Jude Parish in Chattanooga recently celebrated Scout Sunday. Eleven Scouts received either their Light of Christ or Parvuli Dei award. They were Joey Bertani, Spencer Bourn, Dreiten Dautrich III, Max Flasch, Jake Foster, Tyler Foster, Griffin Lee, Samson Lee, Zachary Varga, Pierre Westhoff, and Ryan Zeik. George LeCrone Sr., …

Parvuli Dei awards presented during cathedral celebration

Sacred Heart Cathedral recently held a Scout Sunday celebration in which five Parvuli Dei awards were presented. Cathedral rector Father David Boettner and George LeCrone Sr., chairman of the Diocesan Catholic Committee on Scouting, made the presentations to Alan Patrick Arvidson, D. Jon Montpelier, Matthew Sellers, Patrick Shaffer, and David …

Matthew Kniedler earns Eagle award

Matthew Kniedler of Boy Scout Troop 172 at St. Jude Church in Chattanooga received his Eagle Scout award Jan. 19. For his Eagle project, Matt coordinated a spaghetti dinner and undertook other activities to raise funds for school supplies and other items for St. Jude’s sister parish in Haiti. Matthew …

Kevin T. Francescon earns Eagle Scout

On Feb. 3 at St. John Neumann Church in Farragut, Kevin Thomas Francescon was presented a certificate and letter by George LeCrone Sr. from the Knoxville Diocesan Catholic Committee on Scouting for achieving the highest rank in Scouting, the Eagle Scout award. With the certificate were also letters from the …

Scouting awards presented to youth at St. Jude Church

William Davis, Gregory Muzyn, Jeffrey Muzyn, and Guy Westhoff of Boy Scout Troop 172 were presented the Ad Altare Dei Catholic Scouting awards recently on Scout Sunday at St. Jude Church in Chattanooga. The awards involve study of the sacraments and take several months to complete. Committee member Phil Westhoff …