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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

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. . 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.

Happy Birthday To . . . Michel & Wilfred

Happy Birthday To . . . Michel & Wilfred

February 28, 1533 Michel de Montaigne "A man who fears suffering is already suffering from what he fears." February 28, 1865 Wilfred Grenfell "The service we render others is the rent we pay for our room on earth."

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Happy Birthday To . . . Rudolf & Hugo

Happy Birthday To . . . Rudolf & Hugo

February 27, 1861 Rudolf Steiner "A healthy social life is found only when, in the mirror of each soul, the whole community finds its reflection, and when, in the whole community, the virtue of each one is living." February 27, 1886 Hugo Black "A union of government...

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Happy Birthday To . . . Rudolph & Ralph

Happy Birthday To . . . Rudolph & Ralph

February 27, 1861 Rudolf Steiner "A healthy social life is found only when, in the mirror of each soul, the whole community finds its reflection, and when, in the whole community, the virtue of each one is living." February 27, 1934 Ralph Nader "A society that has...

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Happy Birthday to . . . . Hugo & Marian

Happy Birthday to . . . . Hugo & Marian

February 27, 1886 Hugo Black "There can be no equal justice where the kind of trial a man gets depends on the amount of money he has." February 27, 1897 Marian Anderson "As long as you keep a person down, some part of you has to be down there to hold him down, so it...

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Happy Birthday To . . . Carmen & Victor

Happy Birthday To . . . Carmen & Victor

February 25, 1963 Carmen Yulin Cruz "You cannot make life better if you are in a helicopter. You can't make life better for them if you can't touch them." February 26, 1802 Victor Hugo "He who opens a school door, closes a prison."

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Happy Birthday To . . . Michael & Steve

Happy Birthday To . . . Michael & Steve

February 24, 1928 Michael Harrington "That the poor are invisible is one of the most important things about them. They are not simply neglected and forgotten as in the old rhetoric of reform; what is much worse, they are not seen." February 24, 1955 Steve Jobs "Things...

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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

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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.

Multifaith Calendar: June, 2023

June 4: Trinity Sunday – Christianity
June 9: St. Columba of Iona – Celtic Christian
June 16: Guru Arjan martyrdom – Sikh
June 16: Feast of the Sacred Heart – Christianity [Roman Catholic]
June 19: New Church Day – Swedenborgian Christian
June 19: Enlightenment of Kwan Yin Bodhisattva – Buddhism [Mahāyāna Pure Land tradition]
June 22: First Nations Day – Canadian Native People
June 22: Litha Summer Solstice – Wicca/Neo Pagan
June 24: Saint John the Baptist – Christian
June 26: Sundown, Hajj begins – Islam
June 27: Sundown, Waqf al Arafa (Day of Arafat) – Islam
June 27: Anniversary of the Martyrdom of Joseph Smith – Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
June 28: Sundown, Eid al-Adha – Islam
June 19: Ghambar Maidyoshem begins – Zoroastrianism
June 29: Feast Day of Saints Peter and Paul – Christian

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