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Visiting Those in Prison

visiting the imprisoned

Visiting Those in Prison – A Corporal Act of Mercy

As promised, each month this year, I will cover an act, or acts of mercy. This month we will focus on visiting those in prison as part of the Year of Mercy series, where we explore the corporal and spiritual works of mercy. Visiting the imprisoned is a corporal act of mercy.

My guess is that you are thinking of the incarcerated, as the only people who fit this bill. Think again! Anyone enslaved to sin is in some sort of prison. Anyone in need, who can find no way out, is in some sort of prison.

When thinking of the imprisoned, I am reminded of a line from “ Continue reading