On November 5, 2011, seven leaders, 11 boys, and nine girls made their promises in the presence of FNE Explorers General Commissioner Paul Ritchi and Fr. Robert Pasley, KHCS, Rector of Mater Ecclesiæ in NJ.
A [Explorer] official’s line is rather that of an elder brother or a father to his boys than of an officer or a schoolmaster. And the more he assimilates his inward ideas and his outward dress with theirs, the more he is likely to be in sympathy with them and they with him. —