Before the Cross | Apart from God's mercy there is no other source of hope 

Before the Cross - Archbishop Robert J. Carlson's Column

Rebecca Venegoni Tower
For the next three weeks, I will be writing about the seven corporal works of mercy: to feed the hungry and give drink to the thirsty, to clothe the naked and shelter the homeless, to visit the sick and imprisoned, and to bury the dead. These very practical expressions of Christian discipleship reveal the fundamental fact of God's love for us as it is manifested in the life and ministry of Jesus Christ. Before He ascended to His Father, the Lord instructed all who wish to follow Him to do as He did: To be merciful as God is merciful — not only in our attitudes but in our actions as well.

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