Readings of the day
First Reading: Ezra 6, 7-8.12b.14-20
Psalm: 121 (122), 1-2.3-4a.4b-5
Gospel: Lk 8, 19-21
The mother of Jesus and his brothers came to him but were unable to join him because of the crowd.
He was told, “Your mother and your brothers are standing outside and they wish to see you.” He said to them in reply, “My mother and my brothers are those who hear the word of God and act on it.”