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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

THE CHARTER FOR COMPASSION

. . is a cooperative effort to restore not only compassionate thinking but, more importantly, 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.

February 2018 Interfaith Calendar

February 1-7 World Interfaith Harmony Week - interfaith February 2 Candlemas - Presentation of Christ in the Temple - Christian February 2 Imbolc/Lughnassad - Wicca/Pagan Northern and Southern hemispheres February 3 3 Setsebun Sai - Shinto February 11 Cheesefare...
Big Give May 4, 2017

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...

Inclement SA Weather Impact and Immediate Needs

Here are a few things your congregation can do to help Seniors and families without heat in their homes: Check on those you know within your congregation who might need warmth. Check on those who are in close geographical proximity who might need warmth. Find...

3500 in foster homes in Bexar County – Near 600 need adoption – How to Help

November is National Adoption Awareness Month and San Antonio children are in need! Parents. Donations. Community. You. You and your congregation and/or organization can become a part of the solution to the foster care crisis. Here are some specific ways: Become a...

Sutherland Springs – How to Help

In the wake and week following Sutherland Springs… Many have stepped forward – to provide counseling and spiritual care giving, to provide legal aid and assistance, to provide financial planning and structure, to lift candle and pray. Funds will continue to be needed...

Winter Coats Needed

The recent cold-snap revealed a significant shortage of winter coats and clothing in shelters all around San Antonio. In preparation for when it gets cold again, plan a winter coat and clothing drive at your congregation, organization and/or place of work. All sizes...

Accompaniment Volunteer Training – November 7, 2017

Are you interested in learning more about accompanying individuals to appointments with ICE or immigration court? Tuesday, November 7th 6:30pm-8:00pm University Presbyterian Church, 300 Bushnell Avenue, SA TX 78212 RSVP/questions, contact Jennifer Hixon at (210)...

A Coating of Silver

Once a very rich man went to see a Monk in order to seek advice from him about What he should do with his life, What’s purpose of his life. Monk led him over to window and asked him, “Can you see through the glass?? If yes, Tell me what you see??” Man replied, “I can...

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Poem: America is a Gun, by Brian Bilston

England is a cup of tea. France, a wheel of ripened brie. Greece, a short, squat olive tree. America is a gun. Brazil is football on the sand. Argentina, Maradona's hand. Germany, an oompah band. America is a gun. Holland is a wooden shoe. Hungary, a goulash stew....

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The Old Woman and the Turtles

A guy used to go for jog around a park. By the park there was a lake. On Sundays he used to see an elderly women sitting by lake side with a small metal cage beside her. The jogger was curious to see what she did there. So one Sunday he bucked up his courage and...

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Swami Vivekananda’s Mother’s Test

Swami Vivekananda had vast knowledge of both eastern and western culture. He had brilliant conversation skills and deep spiritual insight due to which in 1893 he was selected to be present Hinduism at the world’s Parliament of Religion which was to be heal at Chicago....

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Everyone is Important

The lion king was busy appointing various animals at different posts. The cheetah had been made the army commander because he was quick to think and the fastest runner. The wise elephant had been made the prime minister. Time passed by and other animals also got their...

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The Snake Who Stopped Hissing

Once in small village lived a snake who used to attack and kill village animals. Villagers wanted to respect all creatures but they hated that snake because snake was not just attacking animals but now it also attacked the villagers children. All the villagers wanted...

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