LOS ANGELES — At a May 20 reception at The California Club, Support Our Aging Religious, or SOAR!, honored Francis “Bud” Scully and Sister Joyce Meyer, PBVM for their contributions to and advocacy of Catholic religious life. Proceeds from this event benefited SOAR!, which offers grants to meet the immediate needs of aging Catholic sisters, brothers and [[…]
In the spring newsletter, Bill and Kathy Lex share why they support SOAR!, religious say “thank you” and more. Read the newsletter.
In the winter newsletter you will learn the story of how SOAR! helps with emergency grants, see pictures from our events and more. Read the newsletter.
WASHINGTON — “The debt I owe to religious women and men is infinite,” said Arlington Bishop Paul Loverde at the annual SOAR! gala dinner Friday. “There is no way I can ever fully repay it.” At its 30th anniversary gala Nov. 4 in Washington, SOAR! — Support Our Aging Religious — honorees paid tribute to [[…]
On Saturday, October 29, a reception for donors and new friends was held at the IHM Conference Center in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania. Those attending learned how their help and that of our donors enhances the mission of SOAR! and brings safety, comfort and peace of mind to aging Sisters, Brothers and Priests. The event, which [[…]
On Wednesday morning, October 12, a fire broke out at St. Michael Villa, a four-story retirement home for the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey. All the Sisters and the two priests in residence are safe and have temporary shelter. We thank God that no one at was hurt, and we keep [[…]
In the fall newsletter you will learn the story of how SOAR! was founded, read commentary from Frank Butler, see pictures from recent conferences and more. View the newsletter.
The SOAR! New York Awards Dinner was a powerful reminder of the reach and impact that Catholic religious have in New York, across the country, and around the world.
In the Summer 2016 edition of SOAR! Notes you will find information about the $1 million in grants which SOAR! has awarded this year to religious congregations in support of their aging members, a note from Fr. James Martin, details about SOAR!’s awards dinner in Orange County and more.
SOAR! is pleased to announce its 2016 grant awardees!