Peter’s understanding of the Resurrection

For the Fourth Sunday of Easter, Opening the Word columnist Catherine Cavadini reflects on the readings that focus on the disciple Peter and his understanding of the Resurrection: “Peter tells us that Christ loves us, even we when we are yet sinners.

How to carry the crosses we didn’t choose

Our Sunday Visitor columnist David Mills examines from a different perspective the passage in Scripture where Christ asks his followers to “take up your cross and follow me.” Mills asks, sincerely: What if the cross you’ve been given wasn’t accepted by choice?