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

Beyond the Present Moment

Sunday, August 31, 2014

Twenty-Second Sunday of the Year. fr Aelred Connelly shows how the cross of Jesus Christ jolts us out of our complacency in the here and now. Read more

What's in a Name?

Sunday, August 24, 2014

Twenty-First Sunday of the Year. fr Richard Finn shows us the significance of St Peter's act of naming Jesus as the Christ. Read more

Silently Attentive

Sunday, August 17, 2014

Twentieth Sunday of the Year. fr Timothy Radcliffe draws attention to the silence of Jesus in His encounter with the Canaanite woman. Read more

Saving Humanity

Friday, August 15, 2014

Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. fr Nicholas Crowe shows us that the Solemnity of the Assumption should be seen through the relationship of our Holy Mother Mary to her son. Read more

Small Boats

Sunday, August 10, 2014

Nineteenth Sunday of the Year. fr David shows how the humanity of Jesus Christ communicates the gentle presence of God in the midst of violence. Read more

Take and Eat

Sunday, August 03, 2014

Eighteenth Sunday of the Year. fr Peter Harries brings out the rich symbolic meaning of the feeding of the five thousand. Read more

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