Aren’t we blessed!

For 13 October 2007, , based on Lk 11:27-28

While Jesus was speaking, a woman in the crowd raised her voice and said to him, ‘Blessed is the womb that bore you and the breasts that nursed you!’ But he said, ‘Blessed rather are those who hear the word of God and obey it!’

Scripture passage from the New Revised Standard Version Bible: Catholic Edition, copyright 1989, 1993, Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

About Patricia Walter, O.P.

Patricia teaches systematic theology at Aquinas Institute in St. Louis, Missouri, USA. She is a member of the Dominican Sisters of Adrian Michigan and served as their prioress from 1992 until 1998. She is also co-editor of The Parable, a magazine of Dominican theological reflections for the 21st century.