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

Our Journey in Hope

Tuesday, August 09, 2016
Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. fr Richard Conrad helps us to see how Our Holy Mother goes before the faithful on their journey of hope. Read more

What's Our Place in the Story?

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Thirtieth Sunday of the Year. fr Richard Conrad  Read more

Mercy and Loyalty

Wednesday, January 07, 2015

Baptism of the Lord. fr Richard brings out the full significance of St Mark's account of the the Baptism of the Lord by showing us how Jesus Christ reveals the Father's mercy and loyalty.  Read more

Living Water

Sunday, March 23, 2014

Third Sunday of Lent. Fr Richard explains how the encounter between Jesus and the woman at the well foretells how He will give the Holy Spirit to us by His death on the cross. Read more

One God, Three Persons

Sunday, May 26, 2013

Trinity Sunday. Fr Richard Conrad reflects on the relationships within the One God. Read more

The Spirit Enlarges Our Hearts

Sunday, July 29, 2012

Seventeenth Sunday of the Year. Fr Richard Conrad reflects upon how our lives are transformed and perfected through Jesus Christ. Read more

Putting Food on the Table

Sunday, September 18, 2011

Twenty-Fifth Sunday of the Year. Fr Richard Conrad draws out the social and economic implications of the parable of the workers in the vineyard. Read more

An Explosive Development

Sunday, November 07, 2010
Thirty-Second Sunday of the Year. Fr Richard Conrad explores how God's people came to understand the fullness of our future hope. Read more

Sure and Certain Hope

Sunday, December 06, 2009

Second Sunday of Advent. Fr Richard Conrad preaches on St Paul's hope and love for his fellow Christians.  Read more

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