March 2017 Newsletter Executive Director and News from El Salvador

  From the Peace Mission’s Executive Director By Mary K. Stevenson Serve the Poor Work Through the Local Church Bishop Pilla’s Guidance   These two phrases, serve the poor, and, work through the local Church, are the simple foundations of COAR. They spring from the foundation that Bishop Pilla re-established after the tragic murders on […]

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March 2017 Newsletter Honorary and Memorial

  Future Estate Gift Barb Kapucinski with the Magnet School of Distinction Award     I believe in the saying, “Once an educator, always an educator!” I’ve recently retired after 38 years in education as a teacher and elementary principal. In reviewing my assets, I’ve decided that I’d like to continue helping children grow and […]

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25 Years After the Peace Accords: Catholic Church Still Planting Seeds of Hope

The banners on several online Salvadoran newspapers have recently proclaimed that it is the “25th Anniversary of the Peace Accords”.  In an act of national reflection, online papers have begun to dedicate space to a societal discussion of what has changed in El Salvador since the Peace Treaty.   Surprisingly, most of the discussion refers […]

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