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Patheos (blog)
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 22:10:11 -0700

A young friend of my wife and I is trying to raise some extra $$$ so she can attend Franciscan University at Steubenville this fall. Both of her parents are unemployed right now so she set up a “Go Fund Me” page to help. I thought your readership might ...

The Stringer

The Stringer
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 00:18:45 -0700

Put simply and in its own words, his community, founded by Dorothy Day, exists to practice “the works of mercy” and to “end the works of war.” We wanted to hear Carmen's first impressions of traveling the streets of Kabul on his way from the airport to ...
 
Arlington Catholic Herald
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 11:33:45 -0700

Whether it be the needs of the elderly, the plight of unaccompanied migrant children, or any group in between, as Catholics we cannot deny the inherent dignity of each human person as the foundation of our works of mercy. Taking stock of our commitment ...
 
Cincinnati.com
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 19:14:26 -0700

14, 1762, Father Moye sent a group of women to these abandoned places to teach and to carry out the works of mercy. This was the beginning of the Congregation of Divine Providence. Marguerite LeComte and three other women went to these isolated ...
 
La Vernia News
Wed, 13 Aug 2014 08:33:45 -0700

Instructing, advising, consoling, comforting are spiritual works of mercy, as are forgiving and bearing wrongs patiently.” Corporal works of mercy include feeding the hungry, sheltering the homeless, clothing the naked, visiting the sick and imprisoned ...

Toledo Free Press

Toledo Free Press
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 14:56:15 -0700

While “works of mercy” was the focus of Catholic Charities for the first 50 years, the organization has been focusing more and more on “works of justice” as well, Ritter said. “You feed the hungry and you deal with housing issues and you deal with ...
 
14 News WFIE Evansville
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:30:00 -0700

"These efforts call to mind the Corporal Works of Mercy, which encourage every person to love his or her brothers and sisters as themselves by performing merciful works of assistance. However, Catholics must have concerns about this popular fundraising ...

Village Voice (blog)

Village Voice (blog)
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 05:11:15 -0700

Earlier this year, Loyola Press published Mercy in the City, America magazine editor Kerry Weber's chronicle of her commitment to the seven corporal works of mercy during Lent; roughly 100 pages in, she questions whether it was appropriate that we ...
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