Where are the corporal works of Mercy found?

Where are the corporal works of Mercy found?

The Corporal Works of Mercy are found in the teachings of Jesus and give us a model for how we should treat all others, as if they were Christ in disguise. They “are charitable actions by which we help our neighbors in their bodily needs” ( USCCA ).

Can you get the covid-19 vaccine at Mercy Hospital?

Following are answers from Mercy experts to some of the most common questions about the COVID-19 virus, vaccine, vaccination appointments and caring for children. We’ll continue to update these as new information becomes available. Can I make an appointment to get the COVID-19 vaccine?

When do I get a call from Mercy?

If you provided a landline number when you registered for your vaccine appointment, you’ll receive a phone call within 24 hours of your appointment giving you the option to confirm, reschedule or cancel your appointment. If you request to reschedule, a Mercy team member will call you to schedule your new appointment time.

Where does the corporal work of Mercy come from?

The corporal works come from Jesus’ story of the sheep and the goats in Matthew 25, the “whatsoever you do” acts. Although Jesus’ list omits burying the dead, it’s in there now.

How old do you have to be to get covid-19 at Mercy Hospital?

Your life is our life’s work. Mercy is offering COVID-19 vaccine appointments to anyone age 12 and older in most of the communities we serve. We encourage you to schedule an appointment at the location nearest you. Patients under the age of 18 must have a parent or guardian present to be vaccinated.

Why was burying the dead included in the works of Mercy?

In The Works of Mercy (Rowman & Littlefield), Jesuit Father James Keenan summarizes the likely reason it’s included: “The significance of burying the dead is then rooted in the profound respect that Christians have for the human body. The human body created and redeemed by God is to be raised up by God in glory.”