The 2020 Fall Senior Retreat

On the morning of September 18, Seniors split up into two groups, participating in the Fall Senior Retreat. Activities took place in the library, cafeteria and outdoors, giving seniors a chance to re-connect, reflect, and do art projects focusing on sources of hope to inspire them through challenging times. Students who chose to participate in the retreat remotely also created … Read More

Campus Ministry’s “New Normal”

Having a positive impact on the community and in the world is the mission that Campus Ministry shares with its students, faculty, staff and, for that matter, the world. The “new normal” of the Covid-19 pandemic has made being a person for others, committed to faith and justice even more important, if not more challenging. Thanks to Steans Family Foundation … Read More

Social Justice & the CRSM Community: Working for Others

CRSM, along with Most Blessed Trinity Academy, continues to distribute Breakfasts and Lunches on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Big Shoulders’ cooperative meal program with La Fondita (the Jimenez family), Taqueria Campeña (the Cambray family), Antojitos Guerrero (the Otero & Retana families) and Potestas (the Gonzalez/Alonso family) was a major success, putting hundreds of amazing meals on family tables. In a … Read More

Cristo Rey St. Martin in the News

As Cristo Rey St. Martin celebrates its second decade of educating students, its success has made headlines recently in The Chicago Tribune, The Daily Herald, The Daily North Shore and Forest & Bluff magazine. Plans to accommodate the fast-growing student population and a planned move across Waukegan to a larger school facility in a former Kmart made headlines in the … Read More

Chicago Archbishop Cupich Visits CRSM

Chicago Archbishop Blase J. Cupich stopped by Cristo Rey St. Martin on Feb. 5, 2015 during a visit to meet and greet some of the Lake County parishioners he now oversees. “The students were nervous at first, but the moment he spoke to them he made them feel comfortable,” Preston Kendall, CRSM president said of Chicago’s ninth archbishop. He said … Read More

President’s Pen: June/July 2014

President’s Pen: Celebrating New Beginnings Year-Round June at Cristo Rey St. Martin is like sprinting the final length of a long race only to have someone say, as you cross the finish line, “Congratulations, now turn around and run back to the beginning!” No sooner had the President of Loyola University Chicago, Fr. Mike Garanzini, S.J., celebrated our graduation Mass … Read More