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

Three Parables

Sunday, July 28, 2002

Seventeenth Sunday of the Year. Fr Peter Harries preaches on three more parables of the Kingdom. Read more

Disturbing Rustic Parable

Sunday, July 21, 2002

Sixteenth Sunday of the Year. Fr Peter Clarke asks whether the parable of the wheat and the weeds has an application beyond the Christian community. Read more

The Seeds of the Kingdom and the Poor in Spirit

Sunday, July 14, 2002

Fifteenth Sunday of the Year. Fr Giles Hibbert preaches on the parable of the sower: some seeds fell by the wayside, some on rocky ground, some amongst thorns, and some fell on good soil and brought forth grain -- some a hundredfold, some sixty, some thirty. Read more

Strange News

Sunday, July 07, 2002

Fourteenth Sunday of the Year. Fr Peter Hunter preaches on the prophecy of Zechariah of a king riding on a colt, the foal of a donkey. Read more

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