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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

Then. Now. Now Then?

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

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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.

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: March, 2021

  • March 1: St. David of Wales – Christian
  • March 2-20: Nineteen Day Fast – Baha’i
  • March 7: Meatfare Sunday –Orthodox Christian
  • March 10: Lailat al Miraj  – Islam
  • March 12: Orthodox Sunday – Orthodox Christian
  • March 12: Maha Shivaratri – Hindu
  • March 14: Cheesefare Sunday – Orthodox Christian
  • March 15: Clean Monday (Great Lent begins) – Orthodox Christian
  • March 17: St. Patrick’s Day – Christian
  • March 18: Waqf al Arafa – Islam
  • March 19: St. Joseph’s Day – Christian
  • March 21: Norooz (New Year) – Persian/Zoroastrian
  • March 21: Naw-Rúz (New Year) – Baha’i
  • March 21: Ostara – Mabon * – Wicca/Neo Pagan Northern and Southern hemispheres
  • March 21: Orthodox Sunday – Orthodox Christian
  • March 25: Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary – Catholic Christian
  • March 25: Mahavir JayantiJain
  • March 26: Khordad Sal (Birth of Prophet Zaranthushtra) Zoroastrian
  • March 28: Lailat al Bara’ah – Islam
  • March 28: Lord’s Evening Meal – Jehovah’s Witness Christian
  • March 28: Magha Puja Day – Buddhist
  • March 28 – April 8: Pesach – Jewish
  • March 28: Palm Sunday – Christian
  • March 29: Holi – Hindu

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