Year of Mercy - September 2016


September is Visit the Sick
Corporal Work of Mercy

Ways to Live Out These Works of Mercy

  • give blood
  • bring a meal to a sick loved one
  • visit an elderly neighbor

September is Forgive Offenses
Spiritual Work of Mercy

Ways to Live Out These Works of Mercy

  • pray for the gift to want to forgive
  • visualize yourself behind Jesus on the cross, looking down at the person who wronged you so can remember the person is loved by Christ just as Christ loves you
  • after someone has wronged you, step away and pray for patience