Saturday, 2 January 2016

The Seven Corporal Works Of Mercy. Plus, The Seven Spiritual Works Of Mercy.


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The Seven Corporal Works of Mercy, 

Artist: Master of Alkmaar.
Date: Circa 1504.
Current location: Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam, Netherlands.
Source/Photographer: www.geheugenvannederland.nl
(Wikimedia Commons)




Stained-Glass Window in the Nave of Saint Bonaventure's Church, Raeville, Nebraska,
United States of America. Seven of the eight Nave Windows depict
The Seven Corporal Works of Mercy. The German inscription at the bottom of this one
reads "Die Hungrigen speisen", "Feed The Hungry".
Photo: 31 October 2010.
Source: Own work.
Author: Ammodramus.
(Wikimedia Commons)



THE SEVEN CORPORAL WORKS OF MERCY

Feed The Hungry.
Give Drink To The Thirsty.
Clothe The Naked.
Shelter The Homeless.
Visit The Sick.
Visit Those In Prison.
Bury The Dead.




Stained-Glass Window in the Nave of Saint Bonaventure's Church, Raeville, Nebraska,
United States of America. Seven of the eight Nave Windows depict The Corporal Works of Mercy. The German inscription at the bottom of this one reads
"Die Durstigen tränken", "Give Drink To The Thirsty".
Photo: 31 October 2010.
Source: Own work.
Author: Ammodramus.
(Wikimedia Commons)



The January 2016 Online Issue of THE PORTAL,
the monthly review of The Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham,
has an Article on The Seven Corporal Works of Mercy,
by Auntie Joanna (Joanna Bogle). It can be found at THE PORTAL




Pray For The Dead.
One of The Seven Spiritual Works of Mercy.
Illustration: FAITHPUB



THE SEVEN SPIRITUAL WORKS OF MERCY

Admonish Sinners.
Instruct The Ignorant.
Counsel The Doubtful.
Comfort The Sorrowful.
Bear Wrongs Patiently.
Forgive Injuries.
Pray For The Living And The Dead.

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