September 2018 – say good-bye and good luck to 6 graduates in 2018

As We Welcome New Children, Six Will Graduate in November – with DIGNITY, A Former Intera Returns to Celebrate the Baptism of Her Baby   Enjoy these first sponsorship photos of the grads. Some have been with COAR most of their lives, some are fairly new. Like Maria Cristina, below the slideshow, all will have a […]

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More About Cardinal Rosa Chavez

COAR, the Community of Oscar A. Romero, is the oldest extant organization in the world to carry the name of Oscar Romero with the approval of the Archdiocese of San Salvador. Oscar Romero will be canonized in the fall of 2018. Note from COAR’s Executive Director: On April 28th, COAR honored Romero’s long-time friend and […]

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June 2017 Newsletter Benefit Highlights

  COAR Peace Mission Annual Benefit Celebrating 37 years of protecting, educating, and healing impoverished children in El Salvador.   Fr. Ken, COAR’s founder, pictured with Bishop Pilla in 1981, right, died in his sleep, in El Salvador, in 2002. Fr. Ken’s Brother, Ron, presented Bishop Pilla with the Fr. Ken Myers Service Award. Among […]

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June 2017 Newsletter Benefit Stars

  Benefactors $5,000+ Tony & Molly Musca and the Cathedral Latin High School class of ‘51 Bill & Judy Head * Bruce & Debbie Jarosz Anonymous – OH * John & Pat Shields Kevin O’Neill On May 13th 250+ celebrated with food and drink and mass . . . Underwriters $3,000-$4,999 Chuck & Debbie Richter […]

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June 2017 Newsletter Pilgrimage of Hope Pt. 2

  Bishop Pilla’s Legacy “Come with me on a pilgrimage of hope”   Fr. Mark Riley, a member of the Cleveland Latin American Mission Team, celebrated mass to begin the Benefit. He spoke of Bishop Pilla’s support for the Mission and its members. He spoke of COAR’s children: kind, curious, funny, and respectful. He also […]

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