The Catholic Church has traditionally encouraged her children to understand the
practice of merciful love by dividing the
The works of mercy are charitable actions by which we come to the aid of our
neighbor in his ... The
To feed the hungry. To give drink to the thirsty. To clothe the naked. To shelter the homeless. To care for the sick. To visit the imprisoned. To bury the dead ...
Feed the Hungry. What does to mean to “feed” someone – and what does it mean to be hungry? Sometimes it might be direct support through a food bank or ...
Harbor the Harborless/Shelter the Homeless. We think of shelter as a basic requirement of life, but many people simply don't have a roof over their heads or a ...
Hence it is customary to enumerate both corporal and spiritual works of mercy.
The traditional enumeration of the
The Spiritual and