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2018-Annual Cathedral Ceremony

The Annual ceremony for the presentation of religious emblems will be help at Holy Name Cathedral on Sunday January 28, 2018 at 2:30 PM.

The Cathedral is located at 735 N. State St. Chicago, IL (at Superior). Some free parking is available in the Cathedral lot across State Street. If you wish to attend Mass at the Cathedral, there is Mass both before, at 12:30 PM, and after, at 5:15 PM. Please take into consideration traffic from these masses and coming and going from one parking lot.

Scouts receiving emblems and attending the ceremony are expected to arrive at the Cathedral no later than 2;00 PM. With many scouts and families attending this event, there are many activities to accomplish in a short time to ensure that your seating assignment is completed. Friends and family members are welcome to be seated, first come first served, in the back half of the cathedral

All Scouts and leaders are expected to be in your Scout Field Uniforms. As you are receiving your emblem from the Bishop, please ensure that your uniform is proper, and clean. For this ceremony, the wearing of merit badge and OA sashes is not necessary.