• November 29, 2020

Topics : Mercy

Act of Mercy Prayer "Bury the Dead"

A GUIDED PRAYER BASED ON THE CORPORAL ACT OF MERCY “BURY THE DEAD” Preparation For Prayer I stop from my daily routine and become aware of God’s presence in my life and around me. I think about what I am about to do, reflect on the dead and what I have done and failed to […]Read More

Act of Mercy Prayer "Visit Those in Prison"

A GUIDED PRAYER ON THE CORPORAL ACT OF MERCY “VISIT THOSE IN PRISON” Preparation For Prayer If possible I go outside, preferably in a quiet place in the countryside and enjoy my surroundings as I revel in my freedom. I can come and go as I please, and for this I thank God, as I […]Read More

Act of Mercy Prayer "Visit the Sick"

A GUIDED PRAYER ON THE CORPORAL ACT OF MERCY “VISIT THE SICK” Preparation For Prayer I sit or walk and become aware of God’s loving gaze upon me. I become aware of my own body and of my state of health. I thank God for the gift of health. Even though my health may not […]Read More

Act of Mercy Prayer "Shelter the Homeless"

A GUIDED PRAYER ON THE CORPORAL ACT OF MERCY “SHELTER THE HOMELESS” Preparation For Prayer  As far as possible I try to pray at my home. I sit down in my favourite room and stop for a while to appreciate the good points about my home. I have worked hard to buy and furnish this […]Read More

Act of Mercy Prayer "Give Drink to the Thirsty"

A GUIDED PRAYER ON THE CORPORAL ACT OF MERCY “GIVE DRINK TO THE THIRSTY” Preparation For Prayer I sit down comfortably and concentrate on my breathing, breathing slowly and deeply. With each life-giving breath I take in I feel God’s life-giving presence within me, sustaining me and giving me strength. I think of water, life-giving […]Read More

Act of Mercy Prayer "Feed the Hungry"

A GUIDED PRAYER ON THE CORPORAL ACT OF MERCY “FEED THE HUNGRY” Preparation For Prayer I pause from my daily routine and sit comfortably whilst I focus on the sounds I hear around me…. children playing in the distance, a dog barking, the neighbour’s radio blasting out music in the background. I listen passively to […]Read More

Act of Mercy Prayer "Clothe the Naked"

A GUIDED PRAYER BASED ON THE CORPORAL ACT OF MERCY “CLOTHE THE NAKED” Preparation For Prayer I pause from my daily routine and walk about or sit as I think about the clothes I am wearing. I appreciate how they keep me warm in cold weather and how they make me feel good about myself. […]Read More

Top Quotes by Pope Francis on Mercy

TOP QUOTES BY POPE FRANCIS ON MERCY 1. Our Judgements Need Mercy “Look in the mirror before judging others.” Pope Francis, Homily, 20th June 2016 2. A Merciful Heart Sees Opportunities Of Compassion “Mercy always has a youthful face! Because a merciful heart is motivated to move beyond its comfort zone. A merciful heart can […]Read More

Bible Quotes on Mercy and Forgiveness

BIBLE QUOTES ON MERCY AND FORGIVENESS “They refused to obey, and were not mindful of the wonders that you performed among them; but they stiffened their necks and determined to return to their slavery in Egypt. But you are a God ready to forgive, gracious and merciful, slow to anger and abounding in steadfast love, […]Read More

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