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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.

Happy Birthday To . . . Lucy & Joycelyn

Happy Birthday To . . . Lucy & Joycelyn

August 13, 1818 Lucy Stone "It is very little to me to have the right to vote, to own property, etc., if I may not keep my body, and its uses, in my absolute right." August 13, 1933 Joycelyn Elders "We really need to get over this love affair with the fetus and start...

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Blind Men and the Elephant

Blind Men and the Elephant

In a distant village, a long time ago, there lived six blind men. One day the villagers announced, “Hey, there is an elephant in the village today.” They had never seen or felt an elephant before and so decided, “Even though we would not be able to see it, let us go...

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Happy Birthday To . . . Robert & Sue

Happy Birthday To . . . Robert & Sue

August 12, 1774 Robert Southey "Never let a man imagine that he can pursue a good end by evil means, without sinning against his own soul. The evil effect on himself is certain." August 12, 1948 Sue Monk Kidd "There's a gap somehow between empathy and activism. Rev....

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Happy Birthday To . .  Alex & Charles

Happy Birthday To . . Alex & Charles

August 11, 1921 Alex Haley "Anytime you see a turtle up on top of a fence post, you know he had some help." August 11, 1970 Charles M. Blow "America is a living idea. It isn't only the tenets of its founding, but also the terms of its future. Every day, we make...

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Night and Day

Night and Day

On certain occasion, while dusk was approaching, a Master asked his disciples if they knew how to tell when the night ended and the day started. The first of them said: —When you see an animal at the distance and you can distinguish if it is a cow or a horse. —No...

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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, July, 2022

July 7: Hajj begins (sundown) – Islam
July 8: Waqf al Arafa (sundown) – Islam
July 9: Eid al-Adha (sundown) – Islam
July 10: Martyrdom of the Bab – Baha’i
July 11: St Benedict Day – Catholic Christian
July 13: Obon (Ulambana)  – Buddhist/Shinto
July 15: St. Vladimir the Great Day – Orthodox Christian
July 16: Fast of Tammuz 17 – Judiasm
July 23: Emperor Haile Selassie birthday – Rastafarian
July 24: Pioneer Day– Mormon Christian
July 25: St. James the Great Day – Christian
July 26: Asalha Puja Day (Dhamma Day) – Buddhism
July 29: Hijri (sundown) Islam

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  1. Artist Panel Discussion: The Status of Women in San Antonio

    August 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  2. Pathways to Hope

    August 26 @ 8:30 am - August 27 @ 2:30 pm
  3. The Healing Power of Stories

    September 11 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  4. Compassion Class: A Wish for a Better World

    September 13 @ 9:30 am - November 1 @ 11:30 am