November President’s Pen: We have a great team, problem-solving while responding to what our students and community need.

If you could point to one month out of the year that epitomizes Cristo Rey St. Martin, it must be November.  No month better defines who we are as a school community.  November begins with the Feast of St. Martin de Porres and ends with the Feast of Cristo Rey.  Both celebrations focus on creating a different and better world. … Read More

April President’s Pen: We all have an invisible string that connects us, even when we’re far apart.

“Consult not your fears, but your hopes and dreams. Think not about your frustrations, but about your unfulfilled potential. Concern yourself not with what you tried and failed in, but with what it is still possible for you to do.” The words of Pope John XXIII ring truer today than ever before.  We have hope; we have a future.  For now, … Read More

March President’s Pen: Our vulnerability is asking us, “What is truly important?”

A short video note from Preston “Pray as though everything depended on God. Work as though everything depended on you.”  Our Campus Minister and I were debating who said it – the quote is attributed to both St. Augustine and St. Ignatius.  Of course, that’s not the point.  The point is that we find ourselves in a unique, unprecedented, extraordinary … Read More