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Works of Mercy Explained

The corporal and spiritual works of mercy explained for kids in a language they can understand!

This illustrated guide explains the corporal and spiritual works of mercy to children ages 8-12. Using examples from scripture, saints, and people of today, including Pope Francis, each section shows children how to practice the various works of mercy. While learning the meaning behind each act of mercy, they will be inspired to develop a spirit of mercy toward family, friends, parish, and the wider community. Concrete examples of mercy in action and questions for individual reflection and group discussion allow children to see how they can help develop new paths for mercy or enrich those that already exist in their world. This third volume in the Explained series is the perfect companion for children during the Extraordinary Year of Mercy and beyond.

  • Includes notebook sections for reflection
  • Colorful text and illustrations provide a positive learning experience.
  • Includes individual reflection and group discussion questions
  • Ideal for ages 8-12

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Format: Paperback book
Product code: PB171574
Dimensions: 5½" x 8.25"
Length: 64 pages
Pauline Books & Media
ISBN: 9780819883643
1-4 copies $6.26 each
5-9 copies $5.91 each
10+ copies $5.56 each
Written by Silvia Vecchini


Every child needs this book! The Works of Mercy come to life for children of all ages with activities, explanations, and examples that even adults can learn from!
Nicole Lataif, award-winning author of I Forgive You: Love We Can Hear, Ask For and Give.
A treasury of information about why the works of mercy are important and how to live them day by day.
Sr. Anne Eileen Heffernan, author of Bible for Young Catholics


Silvia Vecchini was born in 1975 in Saint Francis's province-Perugia, Italy-and holds a degree in modern literature from the Theological Institute of Assisi. She is the author of numerous books for children as well as a number of volumes of scholarly and educational material. Along with her husband, Antonio Vincenti, Silvia founded the Sycamore Group, which promotes the work of children and adolescent authors and illustrators and focuses on catechetical story-telling. The Creed Explained and The Ten Commandments Explained are her two bestselling titles with Pauline Books & Media.