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Scout Mass

Burlington Bishop Christopher J. Coyne congratulates one of the Boy Scout award winners at a special Scout Mass at St. Joseph Co-Cathedral in Burlington. (Submitted photo) Burlington Bishop Christopher J. Coyne congratulates one of the Boy Scout award winners at a special Scout Mass at St. Joseph Co-Cathedral in Burlington.
Burlington Bishop Christopher J. Coyne celebrated a special Scout Mass Feb. 26.
 
The scouts received awards in a ceremony after the Mass, and the bishop reminded them about the importance of reverence in scouting.
 
The Catholic Committee on Scouting hosted the celebration at St. Joseph Co-Cathedral.
 
Eight Boys Scouts earned their Ad Altari Dei award:
*Frankie Ellis-Monaghan and Isaiah Ellis-Monaghan from St. Rose of Lima Church in Grande Isle;
*Andrew Koval and Dylan Koval from Holy Angels Church in St. Albans:
*Jeremy Little from Ascension Church in Georgia;
*Richard Cosgrove, Zachary Botala and Andrew Cashmar from St. Peter Church in Vergennes.
 
Also, three adults earned medals:
*David Ely II from St. Joseph Co-Cathedral and Bernie Byrne from St. John the Evangelist Church in Northfield earned their Bronze Pelican;
*Norbert Vogl from Holy Cross Church in Colchester earned his St. George Award.
 
 
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