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the (seven) Acts of Mercy - from Matthew 25 (11V)

Only six acts of mercy are included in the Parable of the Sheep and the Goats in Matthew's Gospel. The seventh act of mercy, burying the dead, comes from the book of Tobit. Often artworks relating to this theme have only the six acts from Matthew 25.

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  Acts of Mercy Acts of Mercy
firm/studio: Joseph Bell
about 1865
Church of St Peter, Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire
south wall of the south aisle
 I Was a Stranger and Ye Took Me In I Was a Stranger and Ye Took Me In
firm/studio: Robert J. Newbery
1920
Church of St Mary, Fishguard, Pembrokeshire
centre of the south wall of the nave
  Clothing the Naked    detail from    Clothing the Naked and Feeding the Hungry Clothing the Naked
detail from Clothing the Naked and Feeding the Hungry

firm/studio: Robert J. Newbery
about 1921
Church of St Mary, Fishguard, Pembrokeshire
north wall of the nave
  Christ the Good Shepherd, Christ Blessing the Children and the Acts of Mercy Christ the Good Shepherd, Christ Blessing the Children and the Acts of Mercy
firm/studio: Shrigley & Hunt
about 1920
Church of St Peter, Lampeter, Ceredigion
north wall of the nave
  Women Performing Acts of Mercy Women Performing Acts of Mercy
firm/studio: Burlison & Grylls
about 1895
Church of St Margaret, Roath, Cardiff
south wall of the south transept
  The Good Shepherd with Women Performing Acts of Mercy The Good Shepherd with Women Performing Acts of Mercy
firm/studio: Ward & Hughes
patron: De Broke (family)
about 1880
Church of St Margaret, Bodelwyddan, Denbighshire
south wall of the chancel
  The Virgin Mary and a Woman Performing Acts of Mercy The Virgin Mary and a Woman Performing Acts of Mercy
firm/studio: Ward & Hughes
designer: George Measures Parlby
about 1889
Church of St Mary, Ruabon, Wrexham
north wall of the north aisle
  Acts of Mercy Acts of Mercy
late 1860s or 1870s
Church of St Tyrnog, Llandyrnog, Denbighshire
south wall of the south nave
  St Michael with the Seven Acts of Mercy St Michael with the Seven Acts of Mercy
firm/studio: Burlison & Grylls
Church of St Curig, Llangurig, Powys
  Acts of Mercy Acts of Mercy
firm/studio: Alexander Gibbs
about 1866
Church of St Giles, Wrexham
south wall of the south aisle



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