President’s Pen: “CRSM is making big moves, watch out world!”

Coming back to school after the long holiday weekend was a cold slap in the face, literally!  The boiler had gone out and the thermometer hanging just outside the principal’s office in the “cafa-gyma-chapa-torium” read 47 degrees Fahrenheit inside.  It was just the latest in a series of facilities-related mishaps at our old, frail, grandmother of a campus. We take … Read More

Our Lady of Guadalupe feast day brings friends, families and supporters to CRSM

About two dozen parents, grandparents, donors and friends arrived bearing bouquets of flowers to join CRSM students, faculty and staff on Dec. 11, 2017 to celebrate Mass in honor of the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe. The feast is an annual celebration for Mexican, Mexican-Americans and other Latino groups, many who make pilgrimages and/or gather to pay tribute to … Read More

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