Corporal and Spiritual Works of Mercy

Corporal Works of Mercy

  • To feed the hungry
  • To give drink to the thirsty
  • To clothe the naked
  • To harbour the harbourless
  • To visit the sick
  • To ransom the captive
  • To bury the dead

Spiritual Works of Mercy

  • To instruct the ignorant
  • To counsel the doubtful
  • To admonish sinners
  • To bear wrongs patiently
  • To forgive offences willingly
  • To comfort the afflicted
  • To pray for the living and the dead

Corporal and Spiritual Works of Mercy

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Corporal Works of Mercy
Spiritual Works of Mercy