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Winter 2018 ‘SOAR! NOTES’ Newsletter

In the winter 2018 newsletter, read about how assistive listening devices spread smiles, learn why donor David Thompson supports SOAR!, see pictures from our fall events, and more. 

Washington, DC dinner benefits aging religious

WASHINGTON — The SOAR! Annual Awards Dinner in Washington honored Sister Mary Bourdon, RJM and law firm Jones Day for their  respective service and leadership in local, national and global communities.   Proceeds from this event on November 2 benefit SOAR!, which provides funding to meet the immediate needs of aging Catholic sisters, brothers and priests across the United States.   Sister Mary Bourdon, a Religious of Jesus [[…]

SOAR! celebrates religious life in New York

Attendees gathered at the SOAR! New York City Awards Dinner to honor four individuals, and pay tribute to the far-reaching impact of men and women religious 

Summer 2018 ‘SOAR! NOTES’ Newsletter

In the summer 2018 newsletter, read about our annual grant awards, First Communion memories, and more.

Grant Awards: 2018

SOAR! is pleased to announce its 2018 grant awardees!

SOAR! announces grants to support aging religious across the country

WASHINGTON ― At its May meeting, the board of directors for SOAR! – Support Our Aging Religious – approved $1.2 million in grants to assist aging Catholic sisters, brothers and priests in religious orders.    These grants will be distributed to 77 Catholic religious congregations of men and women in 21 states and Puerto Rico; they will benefit 8450 senior men and women religious. The grants total $1,244,740.   [[…]

Spring 2018 ‘SOAR! NOTES’ Newsletter

In the spring 2018 newsletter, read about why donors say supporting SOAR! is a way to say “thank you,” our monthly giving program, and more. Read the newsletter. 

Newport Beach reception benefits aging religious

LOS ANGELES — At a March 24 reception at Newport Beach Vineyard & Winery, Support Our Aging Religious, or SOAR!, honored Terrance and Betty Barry and Sherry Alberoni Van Meter for their leadership in the Catholic community. Proceeds from this event benefitted SOAR!, which offers grants to meet the immediate needs of aging Catholic sisters, brothers and [[…]

Winter 2017 ‘SOAR! NOTES’ Newsletter

In the winter newsletter, read more about how men and women religious prepare for Christmas, SOAR! awards dinners, and more. Read the newsletter.

New York dinner guests share gratitude to religious

At the SOAR! New York City Award Dinner, hundreds of benefactors gathered to celebrate the lives and legacy of Catholic Sisters, Brothers and Priests. The gala, held Sept. 28 at the New York Athletic Club, is a major fundraiser for SOAR! — Support Our Aging Religious — which provides grants to religious congregations to meet [[…]