Rare accomplishment: James Johnson, an Eagle Scout from St. Matthew Boy Scout Troop 303 and a senior at Catholic High School, Virginia Beach, has earned the Pope Pius XII Catholic emblem. With that accomplishment, James has completed all four awards that the National Catholic Committee on Scouting offers Catholic scouts. James earned the Light of Christ and Parvuli Dei emblems as a Cub Scout and the Ad Altare Dei emblem as a Boy Scout.
Worth reading: Remember the Loyola University — Chicago 2018 men’s basketball team whose journey to the Final Four caught the sports world’s attention? Their coach, Porter Moser, has written a book titled “All In: Driven by Passion, Energy, and Purpose” (Loyola Press). Multiple references to God, love, faith and family as keys to success in basketball and life.