Viatorians joined with students, staff and families of Cristo Rey St. Martin on Saturday in organizing a mobile food pantry in the school’s parking lot. The drive-through event was a partnership between Northern Illinois Food Bank and CRSM’s Campus Ministry department. It was the first of six planned for this semester.

Braving brisk winds and freezing temperatures, more than 100 volunteers worked to provide needed groceries to 1,000 area families. The service project opened Catholic Schools’ Week, whose theme this year is: Faith, Excellence, Service. Here’s a glimpse: