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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.

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.

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.

Poem: “Passover,” by Primo Levi

Poem: “Passover,” by Primo Levi

Tell me: how is this night different From all other nights? How, tell me, is this Passover Different from other Passovers? Light the lamp, open the door wide So the pilgrim can come in, Gentile or Jew; Under the rags perhaps the prophet is concealed. Let him enter and...

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Access to FOOD is the Current #1 NEED

Access to FOOD is the Current #1 NEED

Food is the #1 human need requested in both 2-1-1 and SACRD.org. The San Antonio Food Bank needs all our help in feeding Our City. Today. Friday. Everyday.BEST ON-GOING WAYS TO STAY UP TO DATE AND TO HELP DURING COVID-19 Download the Ready South Texas app, available...

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Children’s Shelter Immediate Needs

Children’s Shelter Immediate Needs

Suppliers unable to fill orders for Children's Shelter The Children's Shelter is in immediate need of: Face masks (including handmade) Disposable sterile gown Gloves Pine Sol Clorox or any disinfecting wipes Toilet paper Paper towel Lysol Practice sharing and safety...

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POEM: “Stubborn Ounces,” Bonaro W. Overstreet

POEM: “Stubborn Ounces,” Bonaro W. Overstreet

(To One Who Doubts the Worth of Doing Anything If You Can’t Do Everything) You say the Little efforts that I make will do no good: they never will prevail to tip the hovering scale where Justice hangs in balance. I don’t think I ever thought they would. But I am...

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Happy Birthday To . . . George & Edward

Happy Birthday To . . . George & Edward

April 3, 1593 George Herbert "Do not wait; the time will never be 'just right.' Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along." April 3, 1822 Edward Everett Hale "Wrong fails because it...

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Urgent Need to Curb the Spread

Urgent Need to Curb the Spread

Mayor Ron Nirenberg and Judge Nelson Wolff are requesting cooperation from all faith communities across the city and the county to act proactively, in partnership and for the greater good by not congregating or gathering:Faith leaders and communities have and are...

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Interfaith Calendar, April, 2020

April 2: Ramanavami – Hindu
April 3: Laylat al Miraj – Islam
April 5: Palm Sunday – Christian
April 8: Hanuman Jayanti – Hindu
April 9-11: Theravadin New Year – Buddhist
April 9-15: Pesach – Jewish
April 9: Mahavir Jayanti – Jain
April 9: Maundy Thursday – Christian
April 10: Good Friday – Christian
April 12: Easter – Christian
April 12: Palm Sunday – Orthodox Christian
April 12: Lag B’Omer – Jewish
April 14: Baisakhi (Vaisakhi) – Sikh
April 17: Holy Friday – Orthodox Christian
April 11: Lazarus Saturday – Orthodox Christian
April 19: Pascha – Easter – Orthodox Christian
April 21: Yom HaShoah – Jewish
April 21: First Day of Ridvan – Baha’i
April 21: Lailat al Bara’ah – Islam
April 21: Palm Sunday – Orthodox Christian
April 23: St. George’s Day – Christian
April 24: Ramadan begins – Islam
April 27: Mahavir Jayanti – Jain
April 29: Ninth Day of Ridvan – Baha’i
April 29: Feast Day of Saints Peter and Paul – Christian
April 29: Yom Ha’Atzmaut – Jewish
April 30: St. James the Great Day – Orthodox Christian

It takes just five minutes.to complete the online Compassion survey.

Consider everything cancelled until further notice, unless it’s virtual