Which are the chief spiritual works of mercy? The chief spiritual works of mercy are seven:
For I was hungry, and you gave me to eat; I was thirsty, and you gave me to drink; I was a stranger, and you took me in; naked, and you covered me; sick, and you visited me; I was in prison, and you came to me. (Matthew 25:35-36)
Further reading: CCC 2419-2425
Monday, May 23, 2016
Day 101 with the Baltimore Catechism
Day #101: Are you obligated to do works of mercy?