‘Tis the season for student service

Want to know how CRSM students “holiday?” By giving back to the community. Kicking off the season of giving, almost 60 students, their siblings and CRSM staff, spent the Saturday before Thanksgiving packing children’s books for Catholic Charities to make sure area tots find gifts from Santa under their trees and sorting clothing and household items for the Salvation Army. … Read More

President’s Pen: Grateful for our students’ generous spirits of giving

“For it is in giving that we receive.” Was St. Francis crazy or just way ahead of his time? I am more and more convinced that his faith made him prescient. Five students volunteered their time last week, staying into the evening to participate in our annual Thank-A-Thon. Each year, we pull about 150 names from our donor list and … Read More

Student Volunteerism Makes a Difference

‘Tis the season to be giving, has extra special significance at CRSM, where students have been busy manning winter coat drives, “adopting” 20 children to receive Christmas gifts and marching in prayer through the streets of Chicago at the annual Posada to show their support for immigrants. This generosity of time, talent and spirit, adds up to 2,082 hours of … Read More