Directory of Offices - Catholic Scouting

Scouting and the Catholic Church – Scouting is Youth Ministry!

The Catholic Church has a long history of affiliation with Scouting.  Through Apostolates to Boy and Girl Scouting, the Diocese of Gary supports and encourages the faith dimension of these youth programs. 

Boy Scouting:  The Catholic Committee on Scouting

The Diocese of Gary Catholic Committee on Scouting  is a committee affiliated with the National Catholic Committee on Scouting which serves scouts in both the Calumet Council and LaSalle Council.  The Committee is dedicated to promoting "Duty to God" at each level of Scouting.  More information is available through our website:

Rev. Benjamin Ross, Chaplain
219-322-4505, x229

Susan Kresich, Chairperson
(219) 838-5755

Girl Scouting

Rev. Ted Nordquist, Chaplain

Jackie Krilich, Chairperson

Catholic Scouting

Catholic Scouting

Catholic Scouting