Corporal Works of Mercy for Year of Mercy

Pope Francis has encouraged us to practice the corporal and spiritual works of mercy. The key word here is "works". These are not just thoughts and good intentions. These are action-oriented. Here are just a few examples from the Live Mercy calendar developed by Franciscan University and the Dioceses of Steubenville and Syracuse

Corporal Work of Mercy:  Feed the Hungry


  •   Donate baby formula to a local pregnancy center
  •  Send some cookies to a student from your parish who is away at college
  •  Offer to get groceries for someone who is home-bound