Students get the most out of CRSM by giving of themselves

Manny A., a freshman at CRSM, spends about two-to-three nights after school each week packing lunches, making beds, reading to younger children and serving up kindness to those who need it most. In his first four months of high school, he has accumulated 38 service hours volunteering at PADS Lake County, Roberti Community House, the Northern Illinois Food Bank and … Read More

November President’s Pen: Saints Among Us

“Good morning, Santos! Hola, Santos!” I had the good fortune to work with Fr. Jim Gartland, SJ at the original Cristo Rey school in Chicago. When Jim became President of the school, he started a practice of standing in the lobby each morning greeting students as they came in to begin their day. He referred to everyone as santos, the … Read More

Students Find Meaning in Helping Others

Volunteering to do difficult and meaningful work is part of the path for Cristo Rey St. Martin students. This Lent they are ramping up their already tireless efforts by raising money to fight world hunger through two service projects. Members of the student group, Hunger Matters, will spend the first half of the 40 days of Lent, manning tables during … Read More