Year of Mercy - August 2016 Archives

August is Shelter the Homeless
Corporal Work of Mercy

August is Bear Wrongs Patiently
Spiritual Work of Mercy

Ways to Live Out These Works of Mercy

Shelter the Homeless

  • volunteer with a home-building program, such as Habitat for Humanity
  • gather clothing and toiletries to donate to a local homeless shelter (such as Sojourner Truth House in Gary and Missionaries of Charity in Gary)
  • support fair housing initiatives

Ways to Live Out These Works of Mercy

Bear Wrongs Patiently

  • respond with love, patience and compassion when people overlook you, insult you or talk behind your back
  • don't complain to others when things go wrong