June 2015 Newsletter page 1

Paradise Down donates another free year of Down Syndrome services to Support COAR child Several years ago, COAR welcomed our first child with Down Syndrome. She is a wonderful girl with a bright and lively spirit who only wants to please. Thanks to the efforts of our Salvadoran director, a local non-profit organization called “Paradise […]

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June 2015 Newsletter page 2

It Takes a Village Sponsorship Translators A Picture of Fatima (top left on board) ~ translators Trinity High School, Garfield Hts., OH Fatima & friends See More about Fatima on page 1 St. Edward Thank you High Schools Fall 2014 & Spring 2015 translators: Trinity Barberton Beaumont Brunswick St. Edward St. Ignatius Archbishop Hoban Padua […]

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June 2015 Newsletter page 4-5

First Communions at COAR It couldn’t happen without the Village…. ….It Takes a Village Schools & Parishes Recognize COAR’s Importance Lenten Gifts from Schools and Parishes: St. Mary of the Falls School, Olmsted Falls, OH Incarnate Word Academy, Parma Hts., OH St. Francis of Assisi PSR & The Tuesday Club, Gates Mills, OH St. Michael […]

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June 2015 Newsletter page 6

From the Peace Mission’s Executive Director By Mary K. Stevenson You are helping . . . COAR is clearly part of the solution to the crisis of children at the US border-–a problem that continues despite being off the front pages. As the Alliance for Prosperity plan proposes, fix the problems: build skills in the […]

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March 2015 Newsletter page 1

Four Internos Moving On . . . Then and Now # 1 – Veronica – Transition to Adulthood with Real Job Skills and Experience Veronica was one of several COAR internos selected by the Hotel Intercontinental Real, San Salvador, for a prestigious hotel internship program in 2014. While attending the regular high school, participants in […]

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March 2015 Newsletter page 2 and 3

Four Internos Moving On . . . Then and Now   # 2 & 3 Cristina and Marta Alicia, Sisters – Ready for a New Home   Marta Alicia turned 18 last month and the Child Protection Agency, ISNA, decided she should live with a relative. Cristina, 16, was allowed to leave with her.   […]

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March Newsletter 2015 pages 4 and 5

Archbishop Romero ~ Beatified May 23rd COAR is the oldest extant organization to carry Msgr. Romero’s name with the blessing of the Archdiocese of San Salvador Above, Sr. Dorothy Kazel, OSU, (murdered Dec. 2, 1980) took these pictures of Msgr. Romero when he visited the town next to where COAR stands today. Below are The […]

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March Newsletter 2015 pages 6 and 7

From the Peace Mission’s Executive Director By Mary K. Stevenson If you will indulge me, the memorial gifts below are for my father, John D. Stevenson, who died on October 30th. What I wrote to those who gave in his memory seems equally suited to all the COAR children’s supporters: “COAR may seem an odd […]

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December 2014 Newsletter page 1

COAR’s roots: 50th Anniversary of the Cleveland Latin American Mission (CLAM) Team In El Salvador since 1964 In July San Salvador Archbishop Escobar welcomedCleveland’s Bishop Lennon to a mass and week-long celebration of the 50th anniversary of the “CLAM” Team.   Bishop Lennon is joined by CLAM Team priests, past and current, Fr. Joe Callahan, Fr. Mike Stalla, Fr. Steve Vellenga, and […]

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