I hope you all had a joyous day and are prepared for eight weeks of celebration!
Here are some tips for enjoying the Easter season to its fullest. One of Pope Francis' tips is to re-read the accounts of the resurrection story.
More from the pope this Easter: Easter Vigil homily; Urbi et Orbi Easter message; Easter day homily; Regina Coeli address. To wrap everything up, here's a video montage, courtesy CNS.
From CBS Sunday morning: How much change can Pope Francis bring to the Church? And: More young men are applying to Jesuit seminaries.
As focus shifts from Easter to this Sunday's canonizations of Popes John XXIII and John Paul II, Rome prepares its narrow streets for 3 million visitors. For more on the canonizations, see OSV Newsweekly's canonization section.
In Washington, D.C., a record number of converts were welcomed at the Easter vigil.
In Dallas, "it's cool to be Catholic."
From Deacon's Bench: An Ohio couple married for 70 years died within 24 hours of each other.
Finally, just because we can.
Have a great day!
Gretchen R. Crowe is editor of OSV Newsweekly. Follow her on Twitter @GretchenOSV.