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Finding God in the Mountains

So, there I was, 6:30 in the morning, sitting over one of the kids in my crew in the middle of the backcountry. As I finish praying the last Glory Be of my Rosary, the boy’s eyes open wide and begin to dart around the cabin as he clutches his stomach tighter. As the pain […]

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BSA and Moral Relativism

About a month ago, the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) changed their policy on who would be admitted into their Cub Scout and Boy Scout programs (the official statement can be found here). In a nutshell, BSA now allows youth who self-identify as male to be members of their Cub Scout and Boy Scout programs, regardless […]

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Can Catholics Really Stay in Scouting?

Growing up, Scouting was a huge part of my life: my best friends were Scouts; most weekends I could be found doing something Scout related; even one of my girlfriends was the daughter of a local Scoutmaster that my troop hung out with a lot. (How I survived all those camping trips with him, I’ll […]