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.

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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Relish the Rosary

The rosary is a very easy prayer to “do” rather than “pray.” I was sitting on the plane the day after Christmas as a sixteen-year old waiting on the runway to take off. I was on my way to visit … Continue reading

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God’s Poetry

I am not a poet nor a writer. I love a good poetic outflow when I hear one, but I have to be honest: I’m not the type to grab a poetry book and go sit out on a rock … Continue reading

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Lead me blind

          Do you still speak? Where now that voice That once did speak in tone So quiet, yet Consoling me When I felt cold, alone?  

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Wasting Time with Style

“We’re not flying. We’re falling… with style.” It’s a rather melodramatic quote from the first Toy Story, but I like to twist it to express something so true, so simple, and yet so hard to do: wasting time with style. … Continue reading

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Paschal Lamb

EDITOR’S NOTE:  This is the ninth in a series of nine Eucharistic poems by Br. Dain, leading up to Corpus Christi.  We hope they will be an inspiration for your prayer and reflection.     The Paschal Lamb is offered here In … Continue reading

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Irresistible

EDITOR’S NOTE:  This is the eighth in a series of nine Eucharistic poems by Br. Dain, leading up to Corpus Christi.  We hope they will be an inspiration for your prayer and reflection.     Can coals within a furnace hot Refuse … Continue reading

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Intimate Friend

EDITOR’S NOTE:  This is the seventh in a series of nine Eucharistic poems by Br. Dain, leading up to Corpus Christi.  We hope they will be an inspiration for your prayer and reflection.     You could have chos’n a thousand ways … Continue reading

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