Torch provides a new Catholic homily each week written specially for this web site by Dominican friars, and read by followers worldwide. Read more.

Incarnate Humility

Thursday, February 11, 2016

First Sunday of Lent. fr Matthew Jarvis shows us how to follow the example of Jesus Christ in this season of Lent. Read more

In the Midst of Life

Monday, February 08, 2016

Ash Wednesday. fr Lawrence Lew helps us to see how Lent is the season in which we learn to die to sin. Read more

Open to Grace

Tuesday, February 02, 2016
Fifth Sunday of the Year. fr Oliver James Keenan shows us how in his encounter with Jesus Christ Simon Peter is transformed. Read more

Divine Justice

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Fourth Sunday of the Year. fr David McLean argues that Jesus is rejected by his own village because he challenged self-centered understandings of the good in preaching the justice of God. Read more

Mercy and Mission

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Third Sunday of the Year. fr John Farrell explains how we are called to works of mercy and mission through our encounter with Jesus Christ. Read more

I Will Not Be Silent.

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Second Sunday of the Year. fr Aelred Connelly reflects on preaching as a work of mercy. Read more

A Strange Feast

Tuesday, January 05, 2016

Baptism of the Lord. fr Dominic Ryan helps us to see the significance of Jesus' baptism by John. Read more

With Exceeding Great Joy

Thursday, December 31, 2015

Epiphany. fr Aidan Nichols shows the significance of the journey made by the wise men and of their gifts. fr Neil Ferguson's sermon for the Solemnity of Mary Mother of God can be found on the main page of Torch. Read more

This Wonderful Title

Monday, December 28, 2015
Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God. fr Neil Ferguson reflects on the meaning of the title Mother of God. Read more

Unfair, Yet Fair

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Feast of the Holy Family. fr Benjamin Earl reflects upon how the Holy Family help us to respond to the unfairness of our own family lives.  Read more

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