Spiritual Works of Mercy

To instruct the ignorant;
To counsel the doubtful;
To admonish sinners;
To bear wrongs patiently;
To forgive offenses willingly;
To comfort the afflicted;
To pray for the living and the dead.

D – Doubtful, counsel them
I – Ignorant, instruct them
S – Sinners, admonish them
P – Patiently, bear wrongs
L – Living and dead, pray for them
A – Afflicted, comfort them
Y – WillinglY, forgive offenses