Browsing the February 2021 archive of Lenten Reflections

Glory to Glory

Posted by Father Jeremy Bock on 2/28/21

"All of us, gazing with unveiled face on the glory of the Lord, are being transformed into the same image from glory to glory, as from the Lord who is the Spirit." - 2 Corinthians 3:18

Prayer: Lord, You strengthen and steady us with Your presence, grant that seeing ... Read More »

Hearken to His Voice

Posted by Father Jeremy Bock on 2/27/21

**Reflection based on readings for Saturday Daily Mass, readings for Mass can be found here at USCCB website.**

“But you, O Lord, are close: your commands are truth. Long have I known that your will is established forever.” - Psalm 119:151-152 

Prayer: Lord, You are ever near to those ... Read More »

Truly Righteous

Posted by Father Jeremy Bock on 2/26/21

"O wash me more and more from my guilt and cleanse me from my sin." - Psalm 51:4

Prayer: Lord, I thank You that I am Your child, that you are patient with me as I grow, that You increase me in strength, virtue, and right sentiments. Open up ... Read More »

"How Much More"

Posted by Father Jeremy Bock on 2/25/21

“My soul magnifies the Lord, and my spirit rejoices in God my Savior,” - Luke 1:46 

Prayer: Lord, we marvel at Your goodness, which is beyond measure. Help us to see and understand the marvel of Your ways, how You seek to speak to, and enliven the hearts of men. ... Read More »

Deep Repentance

Posted by Father Jeremy Bock on 2/24/21

"A new heart I will give you, and a new spirit I will put within you; and I will take out of your flesh the heart of stone and give you a heart of flesh.  And I will put my spirit within you, and cause you to walk in ... Read More »

Living and Effective Word

Posted by Father Jeremy Bock on 2/23/21

"Indeed, the word of God is living and effective, sharper than any two-edged sword, penetrating even between soul and spirit, joints and marrow, and able to discern reflections and thoughts of the heart." - Hebrews 4:12

Prayer: Lord, may Your Word fall upon us like the morning dewfall, gently, ... Read More »

St. Peter's Strength

Posted by Father Jeremy Bock on 2/22/21

"I am convinced and confident of this very thing, that He who has begun a good work in you will continue to perfect and complete it until the day of Christ Jesus." - Philippians 1:6

Prayer: Lord, we thank You for the wonder of Your being, that You love ... Read More »

Riches Hidden in - Childlike Faith

Posted by Father Jeremy Bock on 2/21/21

“I praise you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, because you have hidden these things from the wise and learned. But you have revealed them to the childlike." - Matthew 11:25

Prayer: Lord, I thank You for the wonder of Your provident plan. That you teach me not only ... Read More »

Through God Who Strengthens

Posted by Father Jeremy Bock on 2/20/21

[Reflection based on prayers and readings for Saturday daily mass, found here on USCCB website] 

"I Can Do All Things Through Christ Who Strengthens Me" (Philippians 4:13) 

Prayer: Lord, You are the Light that shines in the darkness, You are the Truth that sets us free, You are the Way ... Read More »

Fasting to Be Changed

Posted by Father Jeremy Bock on 2/19/21

“God loves a cheerful giver.” - 2 Corinthians 9:7b 

Prayer: Help me through Your grace and goodness, to enter into this Lenten season and be changed for the better. Changed to be more like You, to love like You love and to live more fully in Your love. Amen. 

Fasting to Be Changed

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