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.

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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Silent Lover

 EDITOR’S NOTE:  This is the sixth 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.     Silent Lover, Gentle Host, Why do you … Continue reading

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The Mass

EDITOR’S NOTE:  This is the fifth 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.     Howling wind through jagged clefts Blows … Continue reading

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If Only the Altar Could Cry (Sonnet)

EDITOR’S NOTE:  This is the fourth 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.       Silent altar, marble cold Unites … Continue reading

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Mary’s Mass

EDITOR’S NOTE:  This is the third 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.     What would Mary’s heart conceive, When … Continue reading

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God’s Complete Embrace

EDITOR’S NOTE:  This is the second 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.     All the Love of Mighty God, … Continue reading

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The Whirlwind

EDITOR’S NOTE:  Today is the first day we offer 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.           … Continue reading

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