Dedication of the Basilica of St Mary Major: Saturday 5th August, 2023

Daily Word Of God

Luke 11:27-28

As Jesus was saying these things, a woman in the crowd called out, “Blessed is the mother who gave you birth and nursed you.”

He replied, “Blessed rather are those who hear the word of God and obey it.”

Today's Pointers on God's Word

As you read the passage what words, phases or meanings caught your attention?

  • In today’s Gospel Luke highlights through Jesus, the great importance of hearing the Word of God and keeping it.


  • It is good to learn more about Jesus through reading, studying and praying the Word of God, and more importantly, living out its Truth in our daily lives.


  • Ponder on the life of Mary and ask her in your prayers to help you to learn and live the Father’s Will more perfectly as she did during her life.