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FAITH IN HUMANITY: A Pre- and Post- Election Community Conversation

This 2-part Zoom event will be facilitated by Rev. Ann Helmke and Rev. Wyndee E. Holbrook with guest “conversation starters” including Rev. Kan’Dace Brock, Rev. Bob Fuller, Simon Salas, and more.

After our six conversation starters share in discussion, participants will likewise discuss in small groups. This is a powerful opportunity to bring our community together for civic and civil conversation.

Plan to attend both evenings.

Register  – Part 1, Monday, November 2, 6:30-8:30pm.

Register  – Part 2, Monday, November 16, 6:30-8:30pm.

Hosted by:
Interfaith San Antonio Alliance and Compassionate San Antonio
Virtual via Zoom & powered by SACRD.org

. . . 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

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.

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: “Though there are torturers,” by Michael Coady

Poem: “Though there are torturers,” by Michael Coady

Though there are torturers in the world There are also musicians. Though, at this moment, Men are screaming in prisons, There are jazzmen raising storms Of sensuous celebration, And orchestras releasing Glories of the Spirit. Though the image of God Is everywhere...

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Poem: “When Great Trees Fall,” by Maya Angelou

Poem: “When Great Trees Fall,” by Maya Angelou

When great trees fall, rocks on distant hills shudder, lions hunker down in tall grasses, and even elephants lumber after safety. When great trees fall in forests, small things recoil into silence, their senses eroded beyond fear. When great souls die, the air around...

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Happy Birthday To . . . Paul & Phyllis

Happy Birthday To . . . Paul & Phyllis

August 3, 1858 Paul Sabatier "Theories cannot claim to be indestructible. They are only the plough which the ploughman uses to draw his furrow and which he has every right to discard for another one, of improved design, after the harvest." August 3, 1920 P.D. James...

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POEM: “I Confess,” by Alison Luterman

POEM: “I Confess,” by Alison Luterman

I stalked her in the grocery store: her crown of snowy braids held in place by a great silver clip, her erect bearing, radiating tenderness,watching the way she placed yogurt and avocados in her basket, beaming peace like the North Star. I wanted to ask, "What aisle...

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Interfaith Calendar: November, 2020

1 November: All Saints Day – Christian
1 November: Samhain / Beltane – Wicca/Pagan
2 November: All Souls Day / Dia de los Muertos – Catholic Christian
12 November: Birth of Baha’u’llah – Baha’i
13 November: Jain New Year – Jain
14 November: Diwali (Deepavali) – Hindu-Jain-Sikh
15 November: Nativity Fast begins – ends Dec. 24 – Orthodox Christian
15 November: Vikram New Year – Hindu
22 November: Christ the King – Christian
24 November: Martyrdom of Guru Tegh Bahdur – Sikh
26 November: Thanksgiving – Interfaith USA
26 November: Day of the Covenant – Baha’i
28 November: Ascension of ‘Abdu’l-Baha – Baha’i
29 November: Advent begins– Christian
30 November: St. Andrew’s Day – Christian
30 November: Birthday of Guru Nanak Dev Sahib – Sikh

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BLM Community Calendar

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