Father John Foley visits with Jacquie Easley of Mercy Medical Center and Renee Hardman of Bankers Trust Co.
Founder of Cristo Rey in DM — Jul 1, 2010
Jesuit Father John Foley, founder of the Cristo Rey model for high school, visited Des Moines on Thursday, July 1, to promote the Cristo Rey concept. The Diocese of Des Moines is doing a feasibility study to determine the viability of such a school in the Des Moines metro area. Father Foley talked about the benefits of a Cristo Rey school for students, businesses and the future of communities. Afterwards, he signed copies of a book on the creation of the concept, and visited with representatives of companies that have pledged to offer jobs for students who may attend the proposed school.