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Join us for a very special Sunday Service on June 16, 2024 to honor our emerging Animal Chaplain cohort

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Join us for a very special Sunday Service on June 16 to honor our emerging Animal Chaplain cohort. Our celebration will feature their creative interspecies practices and will honor their achievements in creating frameworks for increasing compassionate service for animals and humans who care for and protect them. 

Learn more about the Compassion Consortium Animal Chaplains.

Our Compassion in Action guest on June 16  will be Dr. Jeff Feinman

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Dr. Feinman is a veterinarian and molecular biologist since 1985 He is the founder of Holistic Actions! an online platform. HA! is focused on empowering pet parents to help their beloved companions. He does this by helping them connect with spirit by listening to and working with symptoms to make fully informed decisions about their care. He is spearheading the movement to bring Conscious and Compassionate Communication through a positive and practical veterinary spirituality to pet care. 

Learn more about Dr. Feinman.  

Mindfulness Workshop at


The Compassion Consortium will participate in a special Mindfulness Workshop at together with Rev. Sarah Bowen, Judy Liu Ramsey and Amanda Ree on June 23-28, 2024. 


The workshop features these topics: 

•    Attain insight into the spiritual lives of animals
•    Discover mindfulness practices that create harmonious bonds, boost relaxation, and reduce negative emotions
•    Practice interspecies coping strategies to tackle compassion fatigue
•    Learn to use holistic modalities like Ayurveda and Chakras for animal-focused healing
•    Experience shamanic journeying as a conscious connection to animal wisdom
•    Reflect and grow from your stories of animal love and loss
•    Try unique methods of   communication, enhancing your ability to explore the world through an animal's perspective.

Learn more >

June 11 Engaged Members Practice

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Please join us on June 11 at 7:30 Eastern time as Animal Chaplain Adele Kristiansson leads us in the unique practice of RipplArt.


Rippling is like dropping a pebble of intention into a pond of consciousness, initiating a wave form and expanding it into creation. We hope you'll join us on Tuesday June 11 as we explore this exciting modality of infinite possibilities.

Engaged Member Practice circles are exclusive to Engaged Members only.  

Learn more about becoming an Engaged Member here.

The Compassion Consortium, in conjunction with Vegan Meditation, is offering a weekly online peaceful half-hour of vegan-oriented meditation and mindful sharing.

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The Compassion Consortium, in conjunction with Vegan Meditation, is offering a weekly online peaceful half-hour of vegan-oriented meditation and mindful sharing.

We’ll meditate together in silence for 15 minutes, then share brief thoughts on a topic related to compassion, mindfulness or veganism. Our aim through this practice is to cultivate greater internal peace and presence, and to bring greater mindfulness and compassion to our interactions with the external world and all its inhabitants. David Simon, the Chair of the Compassion Consortium Advisory Board, will host each week.

We meet Monday evenings at 6pm Pacific / 7pm MT / 8pm CT / 9pm ET.

Visit the Compassion Consortium Shop!

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You asked for it!

 Check out our selection of Compassion Consortium swag, including t-shirts, water bottles, stickers for your laptop, and even a bandana for your canine friends. All profits support our programming.

Check out the Main Street Vegan Podcast for more information on compassionate living.

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We're happy to share that the Main Street Vegan Podcast with our own Victoria Moran is back by popular demand, featuring in-depth interviews with vegan luminaries and other folks who have information we wouldn't hear elsewhere. Listen wherever you get your podcasts. 

In addition, Victoria has launched a new livestream, The Main Street Vegan Salon, on UnchainedTV. This is a celebrity talk show recorded live in a studio in Manhattan's Theater District. You can find UnchainedTV, Jane Velez-Mitchell's animal rights streaming network, online, or get the free app for access to news, talk shows, movies, reality shows and more, all with a focus on animal rights and compassionate living. 


Our featured film recommendation:

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The Compassion Consortium is a non-sectarian center. We offer well-being resources, spiritual guidance, support, and community fellowship to Vegans, Vegetarians, animal rights activists, animal lovers, and all humans who care about and advocate for animals and the planet.


We recognize that many people do not see their deeply rooted compassion for all creatures reflected in houses of worship or spiritual centers; some people have even left faith traditions after seeing animals excluded from the level of mercy they deserve; in many cases, they're even denied the possession of a soul.

The Compassion Consortium is here to supplement this "missing piece" for persons who are part of another religious or spiritual community and those who are not affiliated ("nones") or identify as secular. 

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