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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.

Rest in God

Wednesday, July 14, 2021

Sixteenth Sunday of the Year. Fr Toby Lees wonders why Christ is concerned that the Apostles should rest. Read more

Not Choosing is not an Option

Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Sixteenth Sunday of the Year (A). Fr Dominic Ryan preaches on the existential decision required by Christ's agricultural parables. Read more

The Welcome Guest

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time (C)  |  Fr David Sanders tells us to be sure to take time to listen to our guests, especially the Divine Guest in whose company we eat at every Mass. Read more

Holding to the Centre

Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time (B)  |  Rev. Br Toby Lees ponders the divisions manifest in the world today, and asks if the centre can still hold. Read more

Who is the kingdom of heaven?

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Sixteenth Sunday of Ordinary Time (A)  |  Fr Benjamin Earl explains why the right question isn't what is the kingdom of heaven but who it is. Read more

At the Feet of Jesus

Monday, July 11, 2016

Sixteenth Sunday of the Year. fr Dermot Morrin shows us how Mary understands the true meaning of hospitality. Read more

The Empty Desert?

Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Sixteenth Sunday of the Year. fr Fergus Kerr reflects on the significance of the desert lanscape in Scripture.  Read more

On not being Solomon

Sunday, July 20, 2014

Sixteenth Sunday of the Year. fr Gregory Murphy explains how God's judgement is inseparable from His mercy. Read more

Welcoming and Being Welcomed

Sunday, July 21, 2013

Sixteenth Sunday of the Year. Fr Anthony Axe helps us to see how hospitality is vital the the spreading of the Gospel. Read more

United in Christ

Sunday, July 22, 2012

Sixteenth Sunday of the Year. Fr Martin Ganeri shows how the fulfilment of our human desire for unity is brought about through Jesus Christ. Read more

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