Marist marks 50-year anniversary in style
September 18, 2013 1:34PM
Brother Patrick McNamara leads Marist High School’s administration, brothers, board of directors and founding alumni out of a special Mass held Sept. 9 to mark the school's 50th anniversary. | Supplied photo
Updated: October 23, 2013 6:17AM
Marist High School in Chicago’s Mount Greenwood community marked its 50th anniversary with a special outdoor Mass on Sept. 9.
Cardinal Francis George attended the Mass at the school’s football stadium, and a community celebration also was held, according to a news release from the school.
Marist, a coed Catholic school, boasts more than 18,000 alumni and more than 1,750 current students from throughout the Southland, the release said.