Browsing Lenten Reflections

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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"To Follow After"

Posted by Father Jeremy Bock on 2/18/21

“Their own strength could not save them; it was your strength and the light of your face.” (Antiphon from Office of Readings) 

Prayer: Lord, give me the courage and strength to know of what I am made, to look into your eyes and see those things in me that you ... Read More »

"Why Do I Smile on Ash Wednesday?"

Posted by Father Jeremy Bock on 2/17/21

“Lord make us turn to You, show us your face and we shall be saved.” -Psalm 80:3

Prayer: Lord, be the joy of my heart. Help me return to You. To see You, to hear Your voice and love You. 

Why do I smile on Ash Wednesday? 

For some people ... Read More »

Coming Soon

Posted by Father Jeremy Bock on 2/04/21

LENT - Encountering the Infine Depth and Richness of God.

Beginning Ash Wednesday, February 17th - April 4th, Fr. Jeremy will post daily reflections. The reflections will look at insights from the readings and prayers of the day for Mass. Posted daily by noon. 


To help encourage ... Read More »