Youth and school news, March 2, 2018

Scout emblem applications are due April 1
The Catholic Committee on Scouting is accepting religious emblem applications for youth who have completed the God is Love, Family of God, I Live My Faith, Marian Medal, Light of Christ, Parvuli Dei, Ad Altare Dei, and Pope Pius XII programs.
The cost is $10 per application, which includes a professional photo taken at the annual Mass. Applications are due by April 1 and may be sent to Kathy Petr, 3128 Applewood, Wichita, 67220.
This year’s Mass is at 3 p.m. Sunday, June 10, at St. Francis of Assisi Parish in Wichita. For more information, contact Kathy Petr at 316-686-7893 or

Scout soup dinner March 3 at St. Jude
Boy Scout Troop 420 will host its 37th Annual Soup Dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday, March 3, in the St. Jude School Activity Center, 3130 N. Amidon in Wichita.
The dinner, along with a gift basket raffle, is the troop’s major fund raiser. Proceeds are used to send scouts to summer camp, buy camping equipment, and support other activities.
The dinner will feature all-you-can-eat ham and bean or vegetable beef soups, corn bread, drink, and a dessert.
Tickets are $6 for adults, $3 for children ages 3 to 9. Children under 3 eat free. Carryout will be available.

St. Joe Catholic School, Ost, hosting dinner Sunday, March 4
St. Joseph Catholic School in Ost is hosting its annual German Dinner from noon to 6 p.m. Sunday, March 4. The all-you-can-eat event features homemade bierocks, rope sausage, and more.
The annual basket raffle will be held at the dinner with 13 huge baskets. Winners will be announced at 6 p.m.
This year a silent auction will be held throughout the day. It will feature two unique prizes: a dinner for six adults with Father Dan Duling and a mystery guest; and a pizza party for one household with Father Dan Duling.
Both dinners will take place at the new rectory. Bids will be taken in person and by phone until 5:45 p.m. All proceeds will benefit the school.

St. James School auction Saturday
St. James Catholic School in Augusta will host its annual auction Saturday, March 3.
Kathleen Fleming, the auction coordinator, said those planning to attend will enjoy an evening of excitement, socializing, drinks, dinner, and fundraising for the school.
The event is for adults only. Tickets are $35 and may be ordered by calling the school office at 316-775-5721. They will also be available at the door.
The evening begins with Mass at 4 p.m. A silent auction will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. with dinner at 7. A live auction begins at 8 o’clock.