About Christa Rooks
Christa Rooks is the Communications Coordinator at Mercy Home for Boys & Girls. Christa was previously the editor of a weekly newspaper on the North Shore of Chicago, where she covered everything local news. When not writing, she can be found declaring her love for Diet Coke to anyone who will listen.
Entries by Christa Rooks
Nestled at the entrance of Mercy Home for Boys & Girls’ boys campus in Chicago’s West Loop is the Tichenor Chapel, which provides a sacred space in the city.
Sunday Mass at Mercy Home has reached an important milestone: 25 years of being celebrated at our Home and broadcast to homebound Catholics throughout Chicagoland.
In celebration of National Junk Food Day we at Mercy Home are celebrating by recommending some healthy alternatives to junk food.
Explore the origins of calling priests “father.”
Early trauma can affect brain develop, leading to future violence.
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