President’s Pen: Honoring our supporters and paying our blessings forward

Excerpt from President Preston Kendall’s welcoming to attendees and supporters of the Fifth Annual ‘el-ə-vāt fundraiser Oct. 21, 2017 at VenueOne North Shore in Deerfield: Thank you so much for attending our fifth annual Elevate event! Thanks again to our event sponsors whose names are listed in your program booklets. Don’t you love this year’s “Day of the Dead” theme? … Read More

Preston Kendall Honored by Lake County Judges and Lawyers

Preston Kendall, president of Cristo Rey St. Martin, was honored by the Justinian Society of Lawyers and Judges of Lake County as their “Person of Faith” at a Mass and awards ceremony, Sept. 30, 2017 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Libertyville. “Through his work at Cristo Rey, Mr. Kendall empowers and encourages his students from under-served and low-income communities to … Read More

Jim Dippold, campus minister selected for Archdiocese of Chicago Heart of School Award

As the director of Campus Ministry at Cristo Rey St. Martin in Waukegan, Jim Dippold is all about assisting all students, faculty and staff with fostering their spiritual growth and involvement in community service programs. It was no surprise recently when this bridge builder and unsung hero was one of 18 teachers, administrators and staff members from across the 217 … Read More