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

Hidden Secrets Brought to Light

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time (A)  |  Fr Peter Hunter looks into the secrets that we'd rather keep hidden but which today's Gospel says will be brought to light. Read more

The Broken Heart

Monday, June 19, 2017

Solemnity of the Sacred Heart of Jesus  |  Fr Bruno Clifton meditates on the broken-heartedness of Jesus which heals the brokenness of Humanity. Read more

Processing to the Kingdom

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Solemnity of the Body and Blood of Christ  |  Fr Allan White explains that the Eucharist is food for our pilgrim journey, which is a procession to the kingdom. Read more

The Loveable Mystery

Wednesday, June 07, 2017

Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity (A)  |  Fr John Patrick Kenrick contemplates the mysteriousness of God, who befriends humanity and draws us close to himself. Read more

Giving Us Living Water

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Pentecost Sunday  |  Fr Richard Conrad explains the images associated with the Holy Spirit to show that he is vital to our Christian life. Read more

Moving Forward to Life

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

The Ascension of the Lord  |  Fr Richard Ounsworth contemplates today's feast as a celebration of Jesus’s presence with us.  Read more

Contemplation and Mission

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Sixth Sunday of Easter (A)  |  Fr David Sanders comments on the 'Benedict Option' and calls us to go beyond that towards a 'Dominican Option'.  Read more

Are We There Yet?

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Fifth Sunday of Easter (A)  |  Fr Martin Ganeri looks to the destination of the Christian's journey, and considers the roadmap that shows us how to reach it.
When people want to make a journey by car these days to some place they have not been to before, they usually plug in a sat nav, tap in the postcode and then set off.  All we have to do is to obey the instructions and turn right when we are told to, or turn left when we are told to.  And eventually we are told, ‘You have reached your destination.’ Read more

Knowing the Shepherd's Voice

Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Fourth Sunday of Easter (A)  |  Fr Dermot Morrin reflects on the unpacking of the gift of baptism as we strive to know the Good Shepherd's voice.  Read more

Understanding Easter

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Third Sunday of Easter (A)  |  Fr Fergus Kerr shows what must be done to understand Easter and what is yet to be done by us. Read more

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