June 2019 – Serving the Whole Child

COAR (through your gifts) Serves the Whole Child, Into Adulthood, Through Partnerships in El Salvador that Strengthen the Entire Society Beginning last year COAR entered into partnership with a Salvadoran charity called Across Mission. It is an evangelical organization that supports three projects in El Salvador. Because of their work with COAR’s director, Marta Calderon, […]

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Watercolor original by: Marie Spaeder Haas

June 2019 – Executive Director’s Reflections & News from El Salvador

From the Peace Mission’s Executive Director By Mary K. Stevenson Preventing Faces of Fear In June I begin my regular summer of travel to parishes throughout North America to raise awareness and funds for COAR through the Mission Co-operative Plan of the Catholic Church. I will visit parishes that range from inner-city Miami, to rural […]

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Watercolor original by: Marie Spaeder Haas

March 2019 – Executive Director’s Reflections & News from El Salvador

From the Peace Mission’s Executive Director By Mary K. Stevenson Solidarity & Generosity Our translation program with high schools began in 2004, when I, in my first official act as Executive Director stood in front of a closet full of suitcases and boxes of untranslated letters from the previous few years. They had renovated our […]

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