(Week 27 of the year: Saturday)
MARY, MOTHER OF JESUS, HEARD THE WORD OF GOD AND KEPT IT.
As Jesus was speaking, a woman in the crowd raised her voice and said, “Happy the womb that bore you and the breasts you sucked!” But he replied, “Still happier those who hear the word of God and keep it!”
V. The Gospel of the Lord.
R. Praise to you, Lord Jesus Christ.