Bishop Loverde celebrates Scouting Mass

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Arlington Bishop Paul S. Loverde blessed 485 individual awards earned by Scouts over the past year and presented Spirit Alive awards to American Heritage Girls Maria Horner, Gracie Lawler and Sarah Souser.

The bishop also presented Father Augustine Minh Hai Tran, the newly appointed Scout chaplain, with a stole embroidered with the emblem of the Catholic Committee of the Boy Scouts of America.

Photos by Gerald Martineau for the Catholic Herald.

Read Bishop Loverde's homily at the Mass.

© Arlington Catholic Herald 2015