Easter | Third Sunday of Easter (Year C)
Acts 9:1-6, (7-20); Psalm 30; Revelation 5:11-14; John 21:1-19
My mother’s generation of women was raised to expect that families would depend financially on the husband’s income. My mother is lively and creative, and as a child she wanted to be a doctor—but women just didn’t do that. When her husband left her, her creativity and energy were channeled into supporting three children on the small income from a job initially intended to supplement the family’s welfare and provide a personal challenge.