for 2-part mixed chorus and organ
text from Luke 24 and Thomas Aquinas
The meal from the road to Emmaus narrative is sung to a mystical, chant-like melody surrounded by a "halo" of organ accompaniment. The incorporation of a stanza of Thee We Adore / ADORO TE DEVOTE makes this anthem appropriate for Communion as well as Eastertide.
Also appears in the collection O Lord of Light: Nine Two-Part Mixed Anthems for the Church Year, MSM 55-9930.
Commissioned for the Choir of Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church (Chicago, IL), Scott Weidler, Cantor.