The Annual Religious Awards Ceremony is this Thursday, June 5th at 7PM at St. Peter’s Cathedral in Scranton. His Excellency, Most Reverend James C. Timlin, D.D., Bishop of Scranton , will celebrate the Eucharist and present the Awards to young people who, during the past year, have been involved in specific Youth Ministry programs that enable them to grow in their understanding and experience of the Sacraments and of Mary as the Mother or God. Greg Flood of BSA Troop 21 will be receiving the “Pope Pius XII Medal”. The “Ad Altare Dei Medal” will be presented to Troop 21’s Jason Marshalek, Eric Flood, Jake Marshalek. and Troop 172’s Bryan Rupert. By their Christian witness, these young people offer a spirit of encouragement to others to become involved in their parish.