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

Make Straight the Paths of Joy

Sunday, December 10, 2006

Second Sunday of Advent. Fr Mark Edney tells us what is the opposite of a Christian people. Read more

Relaxing Penance

Sunday, December 04, 2005

Second Sunday of Advent. Fr Denis Minns tells us that penance is about looking to the future with hope, rather than to the past with sorrow. Read more

Hope Fulfilled

Sunday, December 05, 2004

Second Sunday of Advent. Fr Neil Ferguson explores the extraordinary fulfilment by Christ of the hopes of the prophet Isaiah. Read more

Christians in Exile

Sunday, December 07, 2003

Second Sunday of Advent. Fr Anthony Axe preaches on this time of preparation for Christmas. Read more

Good News

Sunday, December 08, 2002

Second Sunday of Advent. Fr Duncan Campbell preaches on the meaning of 'Gospel'. Read more

The Trouble With You

Sunday, December 09, 2001

Second Sunday of Advent. Fr Brendan Hodgson preaches on John the Baptist's advice to the crowds. Read more

No More Mountains

Sunday, December 10, 2000

Second Sunday of Advent. Fr Euan Marley, the prior of Blackfriars, Edinburgh, preaches a homily for the second Sunday of Advent. Read more

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