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. . . is a grassroots movement that promotes, supports and celebrates San Antonio’s commitment to be a world-class compassionate city: one where the civic government, the religious and volunteer organizations, the businesses, the community and its educational institutions come together to recognize the importance and value of compassion in the life of a city and by doing so create an ethos of compassion and a safety net for its most vulnerable citizens. #compassionateSA

Find out more about the 2020 Compassionate Institute and the more than 150 compassionate fellows who are on a year-long journey to bring more compassion to our schools.

Congratulations to our 2020 San Antonio Peace Laureates: (left to right): Lionel Sosa, G.P. Singh and Cappy Lawton. local voices of wisdom and experience to speak for peace and justice in San Antonio.

Thanks to the magic of NOWCastSA, you can watch the January 26, 2020 Blessing of the Peacemakers online.

THE CHARTER FOR COMPASSION

. . is an international initiative to restore compassionate action to the center of religious, moral and political life. Compassion is the principled determination to put ourselves in the shoes of the other, and lies at the heart of all religious and ethical systems.

Happy Birthday To . . . Paul & Phyllis

Happy Birthday To . . . Paul & Phyllis

August 3, 1858 Paul Sabatier "Theories cannot claim to be indestructible. They are only the plough which the ploughman uses to draw his furrow and which he has every right to discard for another one, of improved design, after the harvest." August 3, 1920 P.D. James...

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POEM: “I Confess,” by Alison Luterman

POEM: “I Confess,” by Alison Luterman

I stalked her in the grocery store: her crown of snowy braids held in place by a great silver clip, her erect bearing, radiating tenderness,watching the way she placed yogurt and avocados in her basket, beaming peace like the North Star. I wanted to ask, "What aisle...

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7 AM Prayer for San Antonio during pandemic

7 AM Prayer for San Antonio during pandemic

May we be blessed as vessels of healing and restoration. May San Antonio be a strong shelter and may all our residents find protection from COVID-19. May we become more mindful of others’ needs and always come together in a spirit of unity. May those who are sick,...

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Happy Birthday To . . . E.B. & Fred

Happy Birthday To . . . E.B. & Fred

July 11, 1899 E.B. White "I have yet to see a piece of writing, political or non-political, that doesn't have a slant. All writing slants the way a writer leans, and no man is born perpendicular, although many men are born upright." July 11, 1926 Frederick Buechner...

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Interfaith Calendar, August 2020

August 1: Lammas – Christian
August 1: Lughnassad – Imbolc – Wicca/Pagan Northern & Southern hemispheres
August 1: Fast in Honor of Holy Mother of Jesus – Orthodox Christian
August 3: Raksha Bandhan – Hindu
August 6: Transfiguration of the Lord – Orthodox Christian
August 10: Waqf al Arafa – Islam
August 12: Krishna Janmashtami – Hindu
August 13-15: Obon (Ulambana) – Buddhist/Shinto ?
August 15: Assumption of Blessed Virgin Mary – Catholic Christian
August 15: Dormition of the Theotokos – Orthodox Christian
August 20: Hijra – New Year – Islam
August 22: Ganesh Chaturthi – Hindu
August 29: Beheading of St. John the Baptist – Christian
August 29: Ashura – Islam

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BLM Community Calendar

For Black Lives Matter events, visit the BLM Community Calendar (HERE).