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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.

A New Beginning

Sunday, January 09, 2011

Baptism of the Lord. Fr Richard Ounsworth explores the relationship between Christ's identity and his mission. Read more

Free Slaves of God

Sunday, September 19, 2010

Twenty-Fifth Sunday of the Year. Fr Richard Ounsworth insists that God and Mammon are not the leaders of two opposing teams. Read more

More Than Loud Hosannas

Sunday, March 28, 2010

Palm Sunday of the Passion of the Lord. Fr Richard Ounsworth invites us to join Christ on his journey outside the city. Read more

Hard Sayings

Sunday, August 23, 2009
Twenty-First Sunday of the Year. Fr Richard Joseph Ounsworth preaches on our reaction to Christ's sermon on the Bread of Life.

Today finally brings us to the end of this long chapter of St John's Gospel, and Jesus's sermon on himself as the bread of life. And today we are invited to decide once again on our own responses to the extraordinary claims Christ makes for himself, and to the extraordinary language in which he expresses himself.

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He Is Not There

Sunday, April 12, 2009

Easter Sunday. Fr Richard Ounsworth preaches on Mary Magdalene's love of Christ. Read more

We Beheld His Glory

Sunday, March 22, 2009

Fourth Sunday of Lent (Laetare Sunday). Fr Richard Ounsworth preaches on the difference between fame and glory. Read more

We are the Future

Sunday, June 29, 2008

Solemnity of Ss Peter and Paul. Fr Richard Ounsworth preaches on the identity and mission of the Church.  Read more

Veiling and Unveiling

Sunday, March 09, 2008

Fifth Sunday of Lent. Fr Richard Ounsworth explores the ironies of today's liturgy. Read more

A Thankless Task

Sunday, August 12, 2007

Nineteenth Sunday of the Year. Fr Richard Ounsworth calls for mercy towards a group of people who do not often receive it. Read more

He Has Visited His People and Loved Them

Sunday, June 10, 2007

Tenth Sunday of the Year. Fr Richard Ounsworth preaches on the raising of a widow's son. Read more

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