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Tickets for the 2024 Gala are SOLD OUT! 


School of St. Mary Annual Crusader Gala:

Saturday, March 9, 2024 - 6:00-11:00 p.m.
Deer Path Inn

The Annual Crusader Gala is a long-standing school tradition for school and parish families to support the Crusader Annual Fund with their generous donations that help ensure our students, teachers, and faculty have the resources they need To Learn. To Serve. To Lead.

Learn more about the event and purchase raffle tickets at:

Silent Auction

Bid in the Silent Auction and Sign Up for Count Me In Parties
March 2nd - March 10th

Bidding starts on March 2nd and is open to everyone!
Our auction items were made possible by the generosity of the School of St. Mary families, as well as our wonderful parishioners, alumni, teachers, staff, and Lake Forest community friends. Thank you to everyone for your incredible contributions and support! 

Click here for full details and to see items


Can't Make It To the Gala? 


There are several ways you can support the Gala and the Crusader Fund without getting dressed up or hiring a babysitter.

  • Order a raffle ticket for a chance to win one 2022-23 tuition scholarship or $5,000 cash.
  • Register for the silent auction and have fun bidding on fabulous items donated by SOSM staff & teachers, Crusader Families, Class projects, parish families, and local businesses.
  • Donate to the Crusader Fund.

Thank you for your generosity! 



Thank You Gala Sponsors!


The annual Gala helps the School of St. Mary thrive by supporting: 

  • Exceptional academics
  • Technology, tools, and resources for every child and in every classroom
  • Opportunities for learning outside the classroom through athletics, the arts, leadership development, and spiritual growth
  • Financial aid to help Crusader families
  • Competitive salaries, benefits, and ongoing professional development for our dedicated and caring faculty and staff