Gesture of Mercy : visiting the sick

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Visiting the sick is a kind act of Mercy, a gesture or great humanity. Those who are sick often feel alone. A visit can make a person who is sick feel less alone, and a little companionship is great medicine! A smile, a caress, a handshake are simple gestures, but they are very important for those who feel abandoned. How many people dedicate themselves to visiting the sick in…

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An act of Mercy : feeding the hungry

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During the word Youth days int Krakow, in August 2016, Pope Francis reminded us : «Mercy is not synonymous with’ goodness’ or with sentimentalism. Our authentic identity as disciples of Jesus and our credibility as Christians are verified through our practice of Mercy in today’s world ». As a baptized disciple of Jesus, I am invited to live Mercy and carry out acts of Mercy. The first act of Mercy described…

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