QUESTION: What is Mercy?

It is through the works of mercy that we show our love of God and of neighbor.

Question of the Day: How can I be more merciful?

Works of Mercy

Corporal

  • Feed the hungry
  • Give drink to the thirsty
  • Clothe the naked
  • Shelter the homeless
  • Care for the sick
  • Visit the imprisoned
  • Bury the dead

Spiritual

  • Admonish the sinner
  • Instruct the ignorant
  • Counsel the doubtful
  • Comfort the sorrowful
  • Bear wrongs patiently
  • Forgive all injuries
  • Pray for the living and the dead
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