On Thursday, May 16, 2013, the Federation of North-American Explorers 1st North Star Group held its first promise ceremony of 2013 in the presence of our parish priest, Fr. Robert Pasley. Two new leaders made their Explorer promise while four others renewed theirs; two boy Timber Wolves and three girl Timber Wolves were received into our 1st St. John Neumann and 2nd St. Katharine Drexel dens respectively; and one Otter was received into the St. Kateri Tekakwitha Otter lodge.

Fr. blesses Bagheera

Fr. Pasley blesses Bagheera before he renews his Explorer promise

Fr. blesses Wolverine

Wolverine (a.k.a. Mang) receives a blessing from Fr. Pasley before renewing his promise

Fr. blesses Kermode

Kermode receives a blessing from Fr. Pasley before making her first Explorer promise

Kermode makes her promise

Group leader and Akela of the 1st St. John Neumann den receives Kermode’s Explorer promise

Fr. blesses Flickertail

Flickertail (a.k.a. Raksha) receives a blessing from Fr. Pasley before renewing her promise

Fr. blesses Akela

Fr. Pasley blesses the Akela of our 2nd St. Katharine Drexel den before she renews her Explorer promise

Wise Oak's Promise

Wise Oak makes his Explorer promise

White Six

No admittance to the White Six without knowing the Law of the Timber Wolf Den!

Federation of North-American Explorers - 1st North Star Group

Federation of North-American Explorers – 1st North Star Group with our Leaders, Timber Wolves, Otters, and Chaplain