On the first Easter evening, the disciples Jesus met on the road to Emmaus urged him to stay with them — without recognizing him.
But the Eucharist helped them see.
When he blessed and broke the bread and gave it to them, St. Luke recounts, “With that, their eyes were opened, and they recognized him; but he vanished from their sight” (24:31).
Did those disciples see a seed of Eucharistic adoration being planted?
Today we don’t see Jesus in the flesh, as the Emmaus disciples first did, but we do see him in his Eucharistic presence at Mass, know he’s in the tabernacle, and look upon him in a monstrance for adoration. “The worship of the Eucharist outside of the Mass is of...READ MORE