Romero & Religion & Justice

Romero & Religion & Justice

Podcast on COAR's past and future

Exciting Podcast on COAR’s past & future

In the September episode of the Generative Spirits Rachel Drotar of the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland speaks to Sr. Sheila Marie Tobbe, OSU, and Mary Stevenson, Executive Director of COAR, about the mission and history of COAR and how its connection to Cleveland has lasted for decades.  We invite you to listen to …

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Baptisms, First Communions, and Confirmations

Baptisms, First Communions, Confirmations Despite the pandemic, the eternal… …for 2,000 years, through plagues, natural disasters, and wars, children have grown in grace through these sacred rituals. Catechumans wait to receive the light of Christ… …in the form of their baptismal candles Newly baptized Though often celebrated in the spring in North America, the sacraments …

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“Remember that you are dust and to dust you shall return”

The COVID-19 pandemic and quarantine are the backdrop for Lent, Easter, and the Resurrection. The children are healthy, thanks to you. They are praying for your health amidst this COVID-19 pandemic. Lent began at COAR on February 26th, Ash Wednesday, with the traditional Catholic ceremony of making a cross on the forehead with ashes of the …

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September 2019 – COAR’s Foundation Day: August 15th

Celebrated at the Cathedral where St. Romero is Buried August 15th 1980 was the day that Fr. Ken Myers, working in El Salvador with the Cleveland Latin American Mission Team, brought the first child from a refugee camp to his parish in Zaragoza.  (Admittedly he decided the date in hindsight since he was responding to …

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December 2018 – Celebrating St. Romero’s Canonization at COAR

Ignacio won the school-wide St. Romero Poem Contest:   The Salvadoran Traveler By Ignacio Cruz From one corner to another, then to all parts, an announcement to the world was proclaimed; the clamor of thousands of mouths and bells rang out from my tiny, scandalized country. So small is my land but yet so invincible, …

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