Up Close: COAR’s Kids

1st time ever: COAR WINNER: Scholarship to the Jesuit University (UCA)

COAR had a simple beginning.  War was raging in the countryside and displaced families, women and children were fleeing to the outskirts of San Salvador for safety.  A Cleveland priest working in the parish of Zaragoza in El Salvador noticed the growth in child war refugees and decided to do something about it.  Through 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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So, You think that your house ‘pests’ are bad, check out the Salvadoran version.

So, the next time that you are at your wit’s end with a home invasion of ants or maybe you see signs of a mouse living in your attic, just realize that ‘pest’ is a relative term. In 2012, using a grant from a US donor and additional donations from a Salvadoran donor, our sustainable …

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