True Charity

The seven corporal works of mercy

  1. Feed the hungry.
  2. Give drink to the thirsty.
  3. Clothe the naked.
  4. Shelter the homeless.
  5. Visit the sick.
  6. Visit the imprisoned/Ransom the captive.
  7. Bury the Dead.

The seven spiritual works of mercy

  1. Counsel the doubtful.
  2. Instruct the ignorant.
  3. Admonish sinners.
  4. Comfort the afflicted.
  5. Forgive offences.
  6. Bear wrongs patiently.
  7. Pray for the living and the dead.

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