Raising them through to graduation

  Mercy, raised at COAR since 2005, earned a college scholarship to the Jesuit University of Central America. Gamaliel, raised at COAR since 2006, earned a scholarship to a technical college. Rosario was raised at another orphanage. When it closed in 2011 she came to COAR. She has a nursing internship at the hospice that […]

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Teaching English-This is pretty funny

  The lessons were carefully constructed with verbs and useful vocabulary for the scenario: “What do you say when you enter a clothing store?” And then . . . The video shows the serious purpose of teaching English (St. Edward and Beaumont High Schools, June 2016). At minute 3:25, you’ll see chase scenes. You’ll ask, […]

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December 2016 Newsletter President of El Salvador, Sánchez Cerén, visited COAR’s School

President of El Salvador, Sánchez Cerén, visited COAR’s School in October, 2016       The President of the Republic of El Salvador, Sanchez Ceren, visited COAR’s School in October. The President wanted to visit Zaragoza to commend the schools in the area for their participation in his Good Living Initiative. He specifically contacted the […]

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Religious Retreats at COAR: Love of God, Dialog and Reflection

Besides weekly masses, religion classes, catechism classes, 1st Communion, Confirmation, and baptisms, COAR is working in partnership with the Sisters of Our Lady of the Pillar of Zaragoza to offer our teens religious retreats where they can be open, honest and reflective about God, spirituality, moral decision making and their own self reflection, fears, and […]

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