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Spiritual and Corporal Works of Mercy

Our powerpoint project for Graver's morality class

Ben McCormick

on 8 May 2013

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Transcript of Spiritual and Corporal Works of Mercy

by Ben McComick
and Jacob Khoury Spiritual and Corporal Works of Mercy Introduction Conclusion Game: What are the Works Mercy?
Acts of Charity toward other people in which we come to their spiritual & bodily needs
Never written down in History like the 10 Commandments
Derived from one of the eight beatitudes, "Blessed are the merciful, for they will receive mercy" Corporal Works of Mercy:
Feed the Hungry
Give drink to thirsty
Clothe the naked
Shelter the Homeless
Visit the Sick
Visit the imprisoned
Bury the dead Corporal and Spiritual More Info on Corporal Works of Mercy: To Instruct the Ignorant: Teach the non-believers of God.
To Counsel the doubtful: Help someone with questions about our faith.
To admonish Sinners: Warning them of the dangers of sinning.
To Bear Wrongs Patiently: Not seeking revenge.
To Forgive Offenses Willingly: To forgive your neighbor for what they did.
To Comfort the Afflicted: Comfort those who are ill or in distress.
Pray for the living and the Dead: Pray for deceased and living. More info on Spiritual Works of Mercy: CCC Sources Spiritual Works of Mercy:
Instruct the Ignorant
Counsel the doubtful
Admonish Sinners
Bear wrongs patiently
Forgive offenses willingly
Comfort the afflicted
Pray for living and the dead To Feed the Hungry: To make it so that the hungry can eat.
To Give Drink to the Thirsty: To not waste water.
To Clothe the Naked: To give clothes to the naked.
To Shelter the Homeless: Giving a homeless person blankets or extra clothes.
To Visit the Sick: Visit sick, elderly, handicapped, or lonely.
To Ransom the Captive:Visit the imprisoned
To Bury the Dead: To pray for the repose of the souls of the dead. 2447 The works of mercy are charitable actions by which we come to the aid of our neighbor in his spiritual and bodily necessities. Instructing, advising, consoling, comforting are spiritual works of mercy, as are forgiving and bearing wrongs patiently. The corporal works of mercy consist especially in feeding the hungry, sheltering the homeless, clothing the naked, visiting the sick and imprisoned, and burying the dead. Among all these, giving alms to the poor is one of the chief witnesses to fraternal charity: it is also a work of justice pleasing to God Name a Corporal Work of Mercy
Name a Spiritual Work of Mercy
Give an example of how you can carry out a Corporal Work of Mercy here at your school
Give an example of how you can carry out a Spiritual Work of Mercy here at your school http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/10198d.htm http://www.stmargaretofyork.org/docs/faith-formation/activities/mercy.html http://forums.catholic.com/showthread.php?t=680386
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