Corporal and Spiritual Works of Mercy

The Corporal Works of Mercy

• Feed the hungry
• Give drink to the thirsty
• Shelter the homeless and welcome immigrants and refugees
• Clothe the naked
• Visit the sick
• Visit prisoners
• Bury the dead

The Spiritual Works of Mercy

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