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Proud of Scouts, Bishop Jenky says they build up church, community, character

Bishop Jenky takes delight in the Wolf Scouts and Tiger Scouts gathered around him as they look at the religious emblems they had just received from him at the Diocesan Scout Mass on Feb. 16 at St. Mary’s Cathedral in Peoria. (The Catholic Post/Jennifer Willems)

Jesus calls every person on his “team” to love God with their whole heart, mind, strength and soul, and their neighbor as themselves, and Scouting is a good way to do just that, Bishop Daniel R. Jenky, CSC, told those who attended the annual Diocesan Scout Mass on Feb. 16. “Jesus says if we want […]

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Scouting helps all become ‘givers and servers,’ says bishop at annual Mass

Bishop Jenky shakes the hand of Michael Targos of Troop 156 after presenting the Pope Pius XII medal to him at the Diocesan Scout Mass on Feb. 12. (The Catholic Post/Jennifer Willems)

Jesus wants us to hold nothing back, but to give all we have — talents, skills, enthusiasm and especially our heart — for the glory of God, and Scouting can help people of all ages to do that, Bishop Daniel R. Jenky, CSC, told those gathered at St. Mary’s Cathedral in Peoria Feb. 12 for […]

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