At least now I know more than I used to...
I feel like I'm in the fable of the old man, his son, and the donkey.
(I got this from New Advent.)
The traditional enumeration of the corporal works of mercy is as follows:
- To feed the hungry;
- To give drink to the thirsty;
- To clothe the naked;
- To harbour the harbourless;
- To visit the sick;
- To ransom the captive;
- To bury the dead.
The spiritual works of mercy are: