From the readings for yesterday (the Feast of the Transfiguration)

As they were coming down from the mountain,
he charged them not to relate what they had seen to anyone,
except when the Son of Man had risen from the dead.
So they kept the matter to themselves,
questioning what rising from the dead meant.

-Mk 9. This really gives you such a sense of how frightening and uncanny the Resurrection is. “What do you think he means by ‘rising from the dead’? Maybe something about hope? Don’t get it.” Oh, but you will….

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