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

Ordination of Gregory Pearson and Nicholas Crowe

Monday, August 26, 2013

Ordinations, Installations & Professions. On Saturday 27 July, at Blackfriars Oxford, Br Nicholas Crowe OP was ordained to the diaconate and Br Gregory Pearson OP was ordained to the priesthood. The ordinations were done by our Dominican brother, Malcolm McMahon OP, Bishop of Nottingham. Read more

Peace on Earth?

Sunday, August 18, 2013

Twentieth Sunday of the Year. Fr Aidan Nichols argues that the sacrifice of Calvery changes Jesus Christ for ever, so that he may change us for ever. Read more

Mediatrix of All Graces

Thursday, August 15, 2013

Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Fr Leon Pereira show us how a true appreciation of the humanity of Our Holy Mother Mary shows us the role she plays in Christ's work for our redemption. Read more

Keeping to Your Word

Sunday, August 11, 2013

Nineteenth Sunday of the Year. Fr Benjamin Earl reflects upon how our words reflect and yet differ immeasurably from the Word of God. Read more

Teaching Poverty

Sunday, August 04, 2013

Eighteenth Sunday of the Year. Fr Mark Edney reflects upon Christ's teaching on poverty in today's Gospel. Read more

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