Diocesan Catholic Committee on Scouting
   
Christian Heritage


The Christian Heritage  program is a supplementary religious award of the Diocese of Albany.  It is available to Girl Scouts who have received the “Kateri Tekakwitha” and “I Live My Faith” awards and are awaiting the proper age to begin the “Marian” award.

Candidates must keep a work-book/journal of their activities, topics investigated, and work performed.
The program is divided into the following topics:

  • My Baptismal Name
  • My Parish Patron
  • Christian Symbols
  • Holy things
  • Service to other girls:  If received after completion of the “Kateri” and “I Live My Faith” awards, at least 10 hours of service assisting Brownies and/or Juniors in earning their religious awards.

Note:  This award is also available to Girl Scouts who have received the “Marian” award and are awaiting the proper age to begin the “Spirit Alive” award. If earned after completion of the “Marian” medal, service must consist of at least five hours of service assisting Brownies and/or Juniors in earning their religious awards AND at least five hours assisting in some leadership role with religious awards.

For further information or to order supplies, contact CatholicAwardsforGS@gmail.com

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