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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 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.

The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse

The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse

Now you must know that a Town Mouse once upon a time went on a visit to his cousin in the country. He was rough and ready, this cousin, but he loved his town friend and made him heartily welcome. Beans and bacon, cheese and bread, were all he had to offer, but he...

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Happy Birthday to . .  Rumi & Elie

Happy Birthday to . . Rumi & Elie

September 30, 1207 Jalāl al-Dīn Muḥammad Rūmī "Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing, there is a field. I will meet you there." September 30, 1928 Elie Wiesel "We must take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the...

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Feliz cumpleaños a . . . Miguel y Miguel

Feliz cumpleaños a . . . Miguel y Miguel

September 29, 1547 Miguel de Cervantes "In order to attain the impossible, one must attempt the absurd." September 29, 1864 Miguel de Unamuno "My aim is to agitate and disturb people. I'm not selling bread; I'm selling yeast."

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Happy Birthday To . . . Frances & Madeleine

Happy Birthday To . . . Frances & Madeleine

September 28, 1839 Frances E. Willard "This seems to be the law of progress in everything we do; it moves along a spiral rather than a perpendicular; we seem to be actually going out of the way, and yet it turns out that we were really moving upward all the time."...

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Watch recordings of the briefings presented at the Symposium here.

Watch a recording of the Blessing of the Peacemakers here.

Then. Now. Now Then?

Two Places. Two Poets. At the Intersection of Our Times.

October 3, 2021 |  A Global and Virtual Conversation with
Naomi Shihab Nye & Pádraig Ó’Tuama

WATCH THE ARCCHIVED VIDEO HERE

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.

Interfaith Calendar: October, 2022

October 4: St Francis Day / Blessing of the Animals – Christian
October 4: Navaratri Ends – Hindu
October 5: Yom Kippur – Judaism
October 6: St. Thomas Day – Orthodox Christian
October 7: Mawlid an-Nabi – Islam
October 10: Sukkot begins – Judaism
October 16: Sukkot ends – Judaism
October 17: Shemini Atzeret – Judaism
October 18: St. Luke, Apostle & Evangelist – Christian
October 18: Simchat Torah – Judaism
October 20: Installation of Scriptures as Guru Granth – Sikh
October 24: Diwali (Deepavali) –Hindu
October 25: Vikram New Year –Hindu
October 26: Birth of the Bab  – Baha’i
October 26: Rosh Hashanah begins – Judaism
October 27: Birth of Baha’u’llah  – Baha’i
October 27: Rosh Hashanah ends – Judaism
October 28: Milvian Bridge Day – Christian
October 31: All Hallows Eve – Christian
October 31: Reformation Day – Protestant Christian
October 31: Samhain – Wicca/Neo Pagan
October 31: Deep Diwali – Jain

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