THE WORKS OF MERCY

Corporal Works of Mercy 

(works that tend to bodily needs of others)
• 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 

(works that tend to spiritual suffering of others):
• Instruct the ignorant

• Counsel the doubtful

• Admonish sinners

• Bear wrongs patiently

• Forgive offenses

• Comfort the afflicted

• Pray for the living and the dead

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