Browsing the March 2021 archive of Lenten Reflections

Trust in Darkness

Posted by Father Jeremy Bock on 3/31/21

"For you know the gracious act of our Lord Jesus Christ, that for your sake he became poor although he was rich, so that by his poverty you might become rich." - 2 Corinthians 8:9

Prayer: Lord, may we trust in You in all circumstances, that in good or ... Read More »


Posted by Father Jeremy Bock on 3/30/21

"I am confident of this, that the one who began a good work in you will continue to complete it until the day of Christ Jesus." - Philippians 1:6

Prayer: Lord, may I turn to You in my every need and every circumstance, that I may not depart from ... Read More »

Peace & Unrest

Posted by Father Jeremy Bock on 3/29/21

Peace & Unrest

Today I wanted to share with you a reflection that I wrote during my first Holy Week as a priest:

Holy Week Monday

The gospel today is a delight to the imagination. Imagine with me for a moment the scene that John gives to us today. ... Read More »

Grace Through the Light of the Cross

Posted by Father Jeremy Bock on 3/28/21

"For since in the wisdom of God the world did not come to know God through wisdom, it was the will of God through the foolishness of the proclamation to save those who have faith. For Jews demand signs and Greeks look for wisdom, but we proclaim Christ crucified, a stumbling ... Read More »

Misplaced Fear

Posted by Father Jeremy Bock on 3/27/21

"Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand." - Isaiah 41:10

Prayer: Lord, my God, help me to be attentive to the movements of my ... Read More »

Who Fights For You

Posted by Father Jeremy Bock on 3/26/21

"I love you, O LORD, my strength, O LORD, my rock, my fortress, my deliverer. My God, my rock of refuge, my shield, the horn of my salvation, my stronghold! Praised be the LORD, I exclaim, and I am safe from my enemies." - Psalm 18:2-3

Prayer: Lord God, thank ... Read More »

Solemnity of the Annunciation

Posted by Father Jeremy Bock on 3/25/21

"And Mary said, My soul doth magnify the Lord, And my spirit rejoices in God my Saviour. For he hath regarded the low estate of his handmaiden: for, behold, from henceforth all generations shall call me blessed." - Luke 1:46-48

Prayer: Lord, help us to like Mary learn to be docile ... Read More »

Standing in the Fire

Posted by Father Jeremy Bock on 3/24/21

"I love you, Lord, my strength, my rock, my fortress, my savior. My God is the rock where I take refuge; my shield, my mighty help, my stronghold. The Lord is worthy of all praise: when I call I am saved from my foes." - Psalm 18:2-4

Prayer: Lord ... Read More »

From Above

Posted by Father Jeremy Bock on 3/23/21

"Jesus answered, “Truly, truly, I say to you, unless one is born of water and the Spirit, he cannot enter the kingdom of God. That which is born of the flesh is flesh, and that which is born of the Spirit is spirit. Do not marvel that I said to you, ... Read More »

God Looks Into the Heart

Posted by Father Jeremy Bock on 3/22/21

"Therefore whatever you have said in the darkness will be heard in the light, and what you have whispered behind closed doors will be proclaimed on the housetops." - Luke 12:3

Prayer: God, may my heart be pure and innocent, that I belong to You. If there be any ... Read More »