Author Archives: Br Dain Scherber LC

About Br Dain Scherber LC

Br Dain Scherber LC is a religious seminarian of the Legionaries of Christ. Born and raised on a dairy farm in central Minnesota, he attended the Legion’s high-school seminary in New Hampshire at the age of 13. He did his first two years of seminary in Dublin, Ireland before being transferred to Connecticut, where he continued his studies in the classical humanities for two years and worked as an assistant on the formation team for four years. He is currently studying philosophy at the Legion’s Center for Higher Studies in Rome.

Looking to the Future with Hope

Have you ever thought how sweet hope is? Imagine what it would be like to live without the smallest drop of hope. Unfortunately, many have done more than just imagine this. Our hearts should go out to them. It’s heart-rendingly … Continue reading

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The Imprint of the Past

Each person is a book of life. We carry so much more within us than we wear on the surface. There is a history behind each person, a past so personal, because each person is unique and unrepeatable. While at … Continue reading

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Live the Present to the Full

St Irenaeus is famously attributed with the phrase “The glory of God is man fully alive.” God wants us to live the present to the full. There’s the danger of getting stuck in the past or worrying about the future … Continue reading

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Undeserved Redemption

You didn’t have to choose this road, Unnecessary gift. When wounded, fallen child did run, Yet back to Father lift.

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Priceless Gift

Most costly gifts poured out in me, Bought with my Beloved’s blood, Freely given, undeserved, Gushing river, ceaseless flood.

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Life is not a Train Ride

Life is not like hopping on a train. We don’t just decide once where we are going, jump aboard and end up at our destination. It is more like a car ride. We need to decide where we are going … Continue reading

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The Peace of Being a Child!

“May today there be peace within. May you trust God that you are exactly where you are meant to be. May you not forget the infinite possibilities that are born of faith. May you use those gifts that you have … Continue reading

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Torn in two

So, why do I go on like this, Not living where you live, O life? I die shot through With arrows sharpened By all my heart conceives of my beloved. Since you’ve wounded my heart, why, Why don’t you make … Continue reading

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God’s Embrace

I learn so much from the saints. One of the graces I most appreciate of Rome is being able to visit so many of the tombs of these holy men and women who have gone before me and taught me … Continue reading

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Behind

          A silent, beaming testament Of something just behind, Beauty blankets earth and sky That something more may find.

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