For 8 October 2016, Saturday of 27th Week, based on Luke 11:27-28
While he was saying this, a woman in the crowd raised her voice and said to him, â€œBlessed is the womb that bore you and the breasts that nursed you!â€ But he said, â€œBlessed rather are those who hear the word of God and obey it!â€
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.