Today’s Gospel is the story of Emmaus, and how the Risen Lord was made known to the disciples in the breaking of bread.

St Ephrem the Syrian wrote in a hymn: ‘When the disciples’ eyes were held closed, bread too was the key whereby their eyes were opened / to recognize the omniscient: saddened eyes beheld a vision of joy / and were instantly filled with happiness’.

May you too know this joy, as we progress through the Easter season. May God bless you this day.