The Standard: Fear The Beard 2023


By Seamus Hanley ‘24

This past week, Brother Rice and the Advocacy Club kicked off Fear the Beard for the 2023 school year. The main idea of Fear the Beard is to raise money and awareness for families struggling with cancer.

A large population of the students look forward to the month of November, because if they pay the $50 fee to participate in Fear the Beard, they don’t have to shave.

Senior Brian Tuidor said, “Not only is it a reason not to shave, but it also helps a good cause.”

`Ultimately, it is the goal of the Advocacy Club to raise awareness for […]

The Standard: Fear The Beard 20232023-11-16T18:36:07-06:00

The Standard: The Fight for Advocacy


By Seamus Hanley ‘24

This past week, I was blessed enough to be invited to a two-day conference involving Edmund Rice’s mission of advocacy. We collaborated with Brother Rice in Bloomfield Hills, MI, as well as St. Laurence here in Chicago. This conference taught me ways on how to combat homelessness and raise awareness in my community.

One of the directors of the conference, Cormac McArt, told me why he thinks getting youths involved in the mission of advocacy is important.

Cormac said, “The young people in our schools are future decision makers, future voters. It is important that their voices are heard.”

The main […]

The Standard: The Fight for Advocacy2023-10-18T20:54:17-05:00

The Standard: MHR Rib Fest


By Seamus Hanley ´24

Most Holy Redeemer hosted another very successful rib cookout contest. Many faces of Brother Rice, including Coach Lyons, Mr. Alberts, and Mr. Nye were some of the official judges of the contest.

Some familiar faces were present. My dad, Brendan Hanley, was on the team “Smoke of the Irish,” which placed 10th this year out of 40 teams. He has been doing rib cooking contests for the past 5 years and loves to grill for my family. “It was a fun day for me and my buddies,” he said, as he was content with the results.

Although the contest was […]

The Standard: MHR Rib Fest2023-09-28T18:48:36-05:00


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