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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

Mayor Nirenberg has kicked off the
COMPASSIONATE SAN ANTONIAN
program to honor San Antonio-area residents who demonstrate San Antonio’s #CompassionateSA values, recognizing individuals who serve our community through acts of kindness and compassion, making a difference in the lives of others.

Mayor Nirenberg has kicked off the
COMPASSIONATE SAN ANTONIAN
program to honor San Antonio-area residents who demonstrate San Antonio’s #CompassionateSA values, recognizing individuals who serve our community through acts of kindness and compassion, making a difference in the lives of others.

Mayor Nirenberg has kicked off the
COMPASSIONATE SAN ANTONIAN
program to honor San Antonio-area residents who demonstrate San Antonio’s #CompassionateSA values, recognizing individuals who serve our community through acts of kindness and compassion, making a difference in the lives of others.

The City of San Antonio is standing up against domestic violence as it launched its new month-long campaign “Love Is…” on October 2, 2019.

If you or someone you know needs help, resources can be found dialing 211 or CLICK HERE.

The City will also launch a 5-year comprehensive plan to end abuse later this month with a new commission involving six areas – judiciary, persecution, health care, non profits, community law enforcement and education.

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.

Poem: “The Moment,” by Margaret Atwood

Poem: “The Moment,” by Margaret Atwood

The moment when, after many years of hard work and a long voyage you stand in the centre of your room, house, half-acre, square mile, island, country, knowing at last how you got there, and say, I own this, is the same moment when the trees unloose their soft arms...

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Happy Birthday to Ignatius & Anita

Happy Birthday to Ignatius & Anita

October 23, 1491 St. Ignatius of Loyola "Be slow to speak, and only after having first listened quietly, so that you may understand the meaning, leanings, and wishes of those who do speak. Thus you will better know when to speak and when to be silent." October 23,...

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Happy Birthday To . . .  AJ & Martina

Happy Birthday To . . . AJ & Martina

October 18, 1904 AJ Liebling "Freedom of the press is guaranteed only to those who own one." October 18, 1956 Martina Navratilova "The difference between involvement and commitment is like ham and eggs. The chicken is involved; the pig is committed."

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Fable: The Astronomer in the Well

Fable: The Astronomer in the Well

An astronomer was in the habit of going out every evening to look at the stars. Then, one night when he was in the suburbs absorbed in contemplating the sky, he accidentally fell into a well. A passer-by heard him moaning and calling out. When the man realized what...

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Happy Birthday To . . . Albert & Charlotte

Happy Birthday To . . . Albert & Charlotte

October 13, 1870 Albert J. Nock "The mind is like the stomach. It is not how much you put into it that counts, but how much it digests." October 13, 1944 Charlotte Bunch "There is no private domain of a person's life that is not political, and there is no political...

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Interfaith Calendar, October, 2019

October 1: Mihr Jashan – Zoroastrian
October 2: Gandhi Jayanti – Hindu
October 4: St Francis Day – Catholic Christian
October 4: Blessing of the Animals – Christian
October 7: Ch’ung Yang – Chinese
October 8: Dasara – Hindu
October 9: Yom Kippur – Jewish
October 13-19: Interfaith Week of Prayer for World Peace – Intefaith
October 14-20: Sukkot – Jewish
October 18: St. Luke, Apostle & Evangelist – Christian
October 20: Birth of the Báb – Baha’i
October 20: Installation of Scriptures as Guru Granth – Sikh
October 21: Shemini Atzeret – Jewish
October 22: Simchat Torah – Jewish
October 27: Christ the King – Christian
October 27: Diwali – Sikh – Hindu – Jain
October 28: Milvian Bridge Day – Christian
October 28: Jain New Year – Jain
October 31: All Hallows Eve – Christian
October 31: Samhain – Wicca
October 31: Reformation Day – Protestant Christian

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  1. Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week Events

    November 16 - November 24
  2. SPC Theatre Presents: No. 6 by TJ Young

    November 16 @ 8:00 pm - November 24 @ 4:00 pm
  3. A Community Forum on Homelessness

    November 18 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  4. Restorative Justice Panel: How Can We Make It Work?

    November 19 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
  5. Healing Justice Film Screening

    November 19 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  6. COPS/Metro VISION 2020 Launch

    November 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  7. Pub Theology w/ Jewish Voice for Peace

    December 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm