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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.

Grant His Heart’s Desire

Please pray for Ashley. She is three years old and has cancer. On Saturday, April 2, we did street missions and a vigil of adoration to prepare Rome for Divine Mercy Sunday. As the crowds filed mechanically by the plaza … Continue reading

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You are the Delight of my Heart

“You are the delight of my Heart.” Christ soothes the heart of St Faustina Kowalska with this tender whisper. She writes of it often in her diary. We are all the delight of his heart. You are. Do you believe … Continue reading

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New Blue Sweater

If we could see the expression on Christ’s face when we came into his Eucharistic presence, what would it be like, I wonder. Once or twice a month, my community gets out into the Italian countryside on a Saturday to … Continue reading

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Enzo’s Hat

        I never imagined I would go to the circus for the first time as a religious and a seminarian. After watching Dumbo as a little kid, I dreamed of going to see the lions, flying trapeze, … Continue reading

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The Tabernacle of Bethlehem

On Christmas morning, I boarded the metro for St Peter’s Square with over a hundred of my Legionary brothers. The doors of the subway had barely closed when the brothers in the next car down from mine burst into song. … Continue reading

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So Much More

Christ’s love in the manger is overwhelming. In the minor seminary, we used to have special dinners in preparation for Christmas. We called them Posadas after the Spanish tradition of having a procession in memory of the inns (“posada” is … Continue reading

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Wherever You Go

When I was a child, my mom always used to read me that story by Robert Munsch: “I’ll love you forever, I’ll like you for always, As long as I’m living my baby you’ll be.” (Robert Munsch, I’ll Love You … Continue reading

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Pulled into the Mystery

The gift of baptism stamps our life. We aren’t the same before and after. The door is opened to a new and unimaginably wondrous life. We become children of God, apostles, members of the Mystical Body of Christ. These are … Continue reading

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Christ Touched my Heart

I consider St Therese of Lisieux a special spiritual sister. Her childlike relationship with Jesus has taught me the beauty of a life lived with simple love, and this has changed everything for me. I wanted to show her some … Continue reading

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Eucharistic Majesty

The Eucharist is at the heart of our Catholic faith. That means it should also be at the heart of our lives. In the seminary we try to make this a reality in a very tangible way. There are small … Continue reading

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