CompassionNET, the community initiative to have San Antonio recognized as a world-class compassionate city, now has its own Web site and blog. sacompassionNET.org
Thursday, 8 May
COMPASSION ACTION NIGHT
Our Second Compassion Action Night! Join us at the Rock House at Oblate School of Theology, from 6:30 to 8:00 pm. Roll up your sleeves and get down to the WORK of having San Antonio recognized as a Compassionate City. Join an existing circle or form one of your own. Enter from the main gate on Oblate Drive -- we'll post signs.
Starting Wednesday, April 9: LIVING THE COMPASSIONATE LIFE BOOK STUDY. Eight Wednesdays, April 9 through May 28 11am - 1 pm at the Rock House, Oblate School of Theology
Come join an eight-week study group on Living a Compassionate Life. Bring to consciousness and practice new ways of seeing and being that can become a dynamic positive force for change not only in ourselves but also in the world around us. We will be studying Karen Armstrong’s book, Twelve Steps to a Compassionate Life. Each session will begin with a different contemplative practice and end with a reflection on a paradox. Facilitators: Rosalyn F. Collier and Karen Ball. (Bring a sack lunch if you so desire!) $55 for the series, or $10 per week. To register: 210-341-1366X212 (Brenda), or www.ost.edu
Sunday, April 27, 2014
3rd annual Walk Against Genocide
At the Jewish Community Center, 12500 N.W. Military. Organizations working on conflict resolution, peace-building and genocide awareness/prevention will have tables where Walk participants can educate themselves and learn how to get involved. Funds raised support the San Antonio Coalition Against Genocide. [MAP]
Saturday, June 21, 2014
World Refugee Day
Compassionate San Antonio will be at the World Refugee Day Celebration, 9 am – 2 pm, at St. Francis Episcopal Church, 4242 Bluemel Rd. Come and meet our newest San Antonians from all over the world, eat great food, and sign the Charter for Compassion!