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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.

NEWS: Commentary: How we can harness, share compassion

NEWS: Commentary: How we can harness, share compassion

From the San Antonio Express-News, 26 November, 2020 By Dennis Slattery The word “compassion” entered the fringes of social discourse years ago and has now moved closer to the center of discussion for many. Etymologically, its history reaches back to ancient periods....

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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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Interfaith Calendar: December, 2020

November 29-December 24: Advent – Christian
December 6: Saint Nicholas Day – Christian
December 7-13: Chalica – Unitarian Universalist
December 8: Bodhi Day (Rohatsu) – Buddhism
December 8: Immaculate Conception of Mary – Catholic Christian
December 11-18: Hanukkah – Jewish
December 12: Feast day – Our Lady of Guadalupe – Catholic Christian
December 16-25: Posadas Navidenas – Hispanic Christian
December 21: Yule – Christian
December 21: Solstice / Yule – Wicca/Pagan
December 24: Christmas Eve – Christian
December 25: Christmas – Christian
December 25: Feast of the Nativity – Orthodox Christian
December 26: Zarathosht Diso (Death of Prophet Zarathushtra) – Zoroastrian
December 26: St Stephen’s Day – Christian
December 26-January 1: Kwanzaa – African-American
December 27: Saint John – Apostle and Evangelist – Christian
December 27: Holy Family – Catholic Christian
December 28: Holy Innocents – Christian
December 31: Watch Night – Christian
December 31: Omisoka – Japanese Shinto/Buddhist
December 31: Hogmany – United Kingdom

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BLM Community Calendar

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There are no upcoming events at this time.