September 2016 Newsletter Executive Director and News from El Salvador pg.6

  From the Peace Mission’s Executive Director By Mary K. Stevenson Annual cost per child: $8,000 without apology   I always wanted to apologize for the cost per child, even when the cost was $3,000/child/year (which we were able to maintain for many years.) But then a friend said, “Never apologize for helping these children, […]

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September 2016 Newsletter Honorary and Memorial

  Special Gifts   The Historical Memory Project http://www.embracingelsalvador.org/ from our thank you note to Pastor Don Seiple & Caroline Sheaffer: When your gift came I was on my way to El Salvador with a group of high school students – seeing El Salvador, its beautiful landscape, wonderful people, and heart-breaking poverty, for the first […]

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June 2016 Newsletter Romero Days pg. 2-3

    2016 Romero Days, March 31-April 1, featured presentations of the legacy of Sr. Dorothy Kazel, OSU, one of the four North American Churchwomen ~ COAR is one of her lasting legacies The Romero Lecture Series is an annual event that gathers scholars, social justice workers, creative artists, and others who honor and promote the legacy of Blessed […]

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June 2016 Newsletter Mother’s Day ~ Father’s Day ~ Day of the Family pg. 4-5

Mothers’ Day   Excerpt from newsletter of June 2009 (pictured, right) Gamaliel: “Do you know Ms. Doppes?” I said, “Yes I do know them. They love you very much.” He answered, “I know, look!” From left to right; Julie Haverland (Missy’s mom), Judy Doppes (RIP), Missy Terrill (RIP), and Jane Tillar   From Missy’s e-mails […]

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March 2016 Newsletter Your Gifts Build Strength and Gentleness- the school, pg. 1

March 2016 Newsletter Your Gifts Build Strength and Gentleness Strength – the school, pg. 1 * Gentleness – the children, pgs. 4-5   “There is no strength like gentleness, and no gentleness like real strength.” – Saint Francis de Sales The students and teachers cannot get to the schools safely through gang territories, so schools […]

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March 2016 Newsletter COAR Co-founder, RIP: Sister Audrey Walsh, CCVI, 1921-2015

COAR Co-founder, RIP: Sister Audrey Walsh, CCVI, 1921-2015 Those of you new to COAR might not know that our history goes back to 1980.  That is the year when Bl. Romero, Archbishop of San Salvador, was murdered. That summer, as the refugee camps filled, a priest, Fr. Ken Myers, a member of the Cleveland Latin American Mission (CLAM) Team, brought a few children […]

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