Poem: “The Lovers of the Poor,” by Gwendolyn Brooks

Poem: “The Lovers of the Poor,” by Gwendolyn Brooks

The Lovers of the Poor arrive. The Ladies from the Ladies’ Betterment League Arrive in the afternoon, the late light slanting In diluted gold bars across the boulevard brag Of proud, seamed faces with mercy and murder hinting Here, there, interrupting, all deep and...
Compassion Here! This Week in SATX

Compassion Here! This Week in SATX

Let’s celebrate these St. Philip’s College graduates and the thousands of others who received their hard-won degrees from San Antonio colleges and universities this week! This weekly compassionate news roundup appears every Wednesday, and we tweet each...
Do What You Can

Do What You Can

THERE was once a farmer who had a large field of corn. He harrowed it and weeded it with the greatest care, for he wanted to sell the corn and buy good things for his family with the money. But after he had worked hard, he saw the corn wither and droop, for no rain...
Urgent SA Response List

Urgent SA Response List

The Urgent SA Response List is maintained by the City of San Antonio Faith-Based Initiative to alert volunteers to urgent human needs or services that will benefit from a concerted and well-informed effort. Text Compassion to 55000 to sign...