Corporal Act of Mercy

Would it be considered a corporal act of mercy if a person gives their sister money each month to help with their distressed financial situation?

I’d consider it to fulfill that requirement

Yes,caring for ones family is a great charitable act.Your sister is blessed to have you helping her.

I know I do a lot of spiritual works of mercy, but I wasn’t sure I was doing enough corporal acts. I like to see her have more than she does now considering her health, living and financial situations.

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