Certainly we need to feed the hungry, clothe the naked, care for the sick and visit the imprisoned. These are all vital and necessary acts of charity. They are not, however, the end all of our obligations.
There are other works of charity that are more difficult to do than those listed above and, in the view of a forgotten Dominican Friar, who authored one of the most widely read spiritual books of all time, The Sinner's Guide, more important.
His words deserve our attention, contemplation and response: