The Corporal And Spiritual Works of Mercy

The Corporal And Spiritual Works of Mercy

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The Corporal and Spiritual Works of Mercy are actions we can perform that extend God’s compassion and mercy to those in need.

Corporal Works of Mercy

The Corporal Works of Mercy are these kind acts by which we help our neighbors with their material and physical needs.

* feed the hungry
* give drink to the thirsty
* clothe the naked
* shelter the homeless
* visit the sick
* visit the imprisoned
*bury the dead

Spiritual Works of Mercy

The Spiritual Works of Mercy are acts of compassion, as listed below, by which we help our neighbors with their emotional and spiritual needs.

* counsel the doubtful
* instruct the ignorant
* admonish sinners
* comfort the afflicted
* forgive offenses
* bear wrongs patiently
* pray for the living and the dead

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