May Campus Ministry News: Cristo Rey St. Martin is a Place of Prayer

St. Ignatius of Loyola invites us to be contemplatives in action.  Amidst the cell phones, text messages, academic studies, corporate work study, jobs and family responsibilities (that’s a busy life!) students at Cristo Rey St. Martin take advantage of opportunities to slow down, let go and let God nourish their spiritual lives through the prayer life of St. Martin’s.  By … Read More

Walgreens Joins Cristo Rey St. Martin to Promote Value of School’s Work Study Program

Richard Pena, a senior at Cristo Rey St. Martin College Prep in Waukegan, is proof of how valuable the school’s work study program can be to both students and employers. As part of the work study program, Richard is an express shipping coordinator at Walgreen Co.’s corporate headquarters in Deerfield. At a networking event on April 23rd at Walgreens, where … Read More

April CWSP News: Video Premiere!

The Cristo Rey Story is remarkable. Supporters like you–donors, friends, business partners, teachers, community members–believe in our mission and work to make it a reality. We made an engaging 2-minute video for YOU TO SHARE with others to let them know about us!  Watch it on YouTube and help us get noticed by ‘Liking’ our social media pages on LinkedIn & Facebook & Twitter! Copy & Paste this to … Read More

Kendall Receives Cristo Rey Network Award

During the recent 2013 Annual Meeting of the Cristo Rey Network, Preston Kendall received the Founders’ Award for founding the Corporate Work Study Program in 1996 and for his many years of exceptional service to the Cristo Rey Network. Kendall took the unconventional idea of having every student work while in high school and made it a reality. Today, through … Read More

April Academic News: Gates Millenium Scholar

Senior Czier-Anne Gone has been named one of the 1,000 Gates Millennium Scholars for the GMS Class of 2013. She earned this award by demonstrating strong leadership, community service and academic achievements during her time at CRSM. Gone’s accomplishment is especially notable in context of the more than 54,000 students who applied, making this year’s the largest and most competitive … Read More

March Campus Ministry News: CRSM Students Experience Hunger…Spiritual & Physical

“We don’t even realize how other peoples’ lives are, until we’re in that situation.” Daniel Alvarez, Freshman On Wednesday, March 13, students and staff had the chance to participate in the second annual CRSM Lenten hunger banquet. The hunger banquet is a role-playing activity, a metaphor that helps participants to understand hunger and food insecurity through a “taste” of personal experience. … Read More