Listen with the Ear of Your Heart
On this third Sunday of Lent, we invite you to read and ponder this week’s blog with its focus on burying the dead.
The Corporal Work of Mercy, burying the dead, while not specifically mentioned in Matthew’s Gospel, has, as Pope Francis wrote in 2016, been observed as such since the Middle Ages. As Christians, this work of mercy shows our profound respect for the human body, created and redeemed by God, with the potential to be raised by God in glory.
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