Works of mercy

“The works of mercy are not theoretical ideas, but concrete testimonies. They oblige us to roll up our sleeves to alleviate suffering.” — Pope Francis

Reflection: Which of the spiritual or corporal works of mercy do you practice most often? Who has reached out to alleviate your suffering in mind, body, or spirit? What did this teach you about the Christian obligation to give concrete testimony to the mercy of God?

 

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