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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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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December 2016 Newsletter President of El Salvador, Sánchez Cerén, visited COAR’s School

President of El Salvador, Sánchez Cerén, visited COAR’s School in October, 2016       The President of the Republic of El Salvador, Sanchez Ceren, visited COAR’s School in October. The President wanted to visit Zaragoza to commend the schools in the area for their participation in his Good Living Initiative. He specifically contacted the […]

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