Mercy Day 2023

Mercy Day, celebrated annually on September 24th, is the Solemnity of Mary, holy Mother of God, Mother of Mercy, the patronal feast of the Religious Sisters of Mercy of Alma, MI. St. Clare celebrated Mercy day by learning about the Corporal and Spiritual Works of Mercy, and each class chose a service project based on the works of mercy to carry out this year.

Spiritual Works of Mercy


  • Bear wrongs patiently
  • Forgive offenses
  • Counsel the doubtful
  • Instruct the ignorant
  • Pray for the living and the dead
  • Admonish the sinner

Corporal Works of Mercy


  • Shelter the homeless
  • Visit the imprisoned
  • Visit the sick
  • Feed the hungry
  • Give drink to the thirsty
  • Clothe the naked
  • Bury the dead

St. Clare’s also celebrated with a Eucharistic procession through the school, and each classroom was blessed with the Eucharistic Lord!

Pray, and practice acts of love and mercy with their family and friends.

1st Grade
Work with mom’s who are expecting their babies soon and need love and support from our St. Clare family!

2nd Grade
Visit the cemetery and pray for those who have passed before us.

3rd Grade
Visit the cemetery and pray for those who have passed before us.

4th Grade
Practice good stewardship, clean up trash and reduce waste.

5th Grade
Offer blessed rosaries and crosses to the sick.

6th Grade
Act of services will include cleaning graves at St. Joseph’s cemetery in Leadville, and working with St. Clare’s on projects to keep our school clean.

7th Grade
Bake cookies with the elderly.

8th Grade
Visit with the elderly at Castle Peak Senior Living.