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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Sponsors Visit COAR & Teach English in the High School

A group of wonderful parishioners from St. Rita Parish, Ohio, traveled to El Salvador to visit their projects in the mountaintop town of Teotepeque and spent one morning teaching English at the COAR high school and visiting with the COAR children.  The day began by teaching four sections of high school English.  But, this was […]

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Mothers’ Legacies at COAR

Mothers’ Legacies at COAR No one can replace a lost mother. But COAR is privileged to provide love and security to children who have lost their mothers. It is often sponsors, called “Godmother” by the children, that supply that sense of security, that someone cares what happens to them, cares what is happening in school, in their houses, […]

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