The Corporal Works of Mercy – June 08, 2023

Fr. Kris Stubna joins Patrick for a conversation about the Corporal Works of Mercy

  • (3:05) – How much God cares about us
  • (7:00) – How Justice and Mercy work together and what are the Corporal Works of Mercy?
  • (14:06) – how does practicing the Corporal Works of Mercy affect us?
  • Susan – Do we have to do all of the Spiritual works or can we just do a couple?
  • Maria – ‘Little Boy’ great movie about Corporal Works of Mercy
  • (25:43) – how do we avoid getting overwhelmed or feeling apathy when doing the Corporal Works of Mercy?
  • Nicole – My sister and I both tried to help someone in need at the same time- we always help what we can even if we aren’t wealthy
  • Ann – My parents were the best examples of corporal works of mercy to me
  • Therese – My dad influenced me in corporal works by doing no charge appointments as a doctor for those in town
  • Jerry – I run an organization that helps people to get to doctor appointments and groceries stores if they are home bound.
  • Therese – legion of Mary is filled with corporal works of mercy
  • Rae – My mom made rosaries for missions even when she was not financially really able to do so
Patrick Conley was born, raised, and baptized in Wisconsin in a Protestant tradition. After meeting his wife, Kendra, through an Evangelical ministry at the University of Minnesota, they entered the Catholic Church in 2010. They listened to Relevant Radio, specifically The Inner Life, while preparing to enter the Church. Conley now holds a degree in theology from Oxford University and has served the Church in both academic theology and grassroots pastoral ministry. Conley teaches religion classes in a Catholic elementary school, serves as his parish Director of Religious Education, and is in formation for the permanent diaconate. He also hosts Practicing Catholic on Relevant Radio, exclusive to the Minneapolis area’s airwaves, and is a traveling presenter for the Catherine of Siena Institute apostolate. He lives in rural Wisconsin with his wife and their bulldogs, Georgie and Bingley.