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

The Great Works of God

Sunday, December 21, 2008

Fourth Sunday of Advent. Fr Colin Carr meditates on how God builds himself a house through the graced freedom of Mary. Read more

A Man of Good Repute

Sunday, December 23, 2007

Fourth Sunday of Advent. Fr Timothy Radcliffe shows how St Joseph teaches us to prepare for the coming of Christ. Read more

From the House of Bread

Sunday, December 24, 2006

Fourth Sunday of Advent. Fr Edmund Hill preaches on the birth-place of Christ, prophesied by Micah. Read more

Caught up into Heaven

Sunday, December 18, 2005

Fourth Sunday of Advent. Fr Edward Booth notes some important parallels between the Annunciation and the Book of Daniel. Read more

As Good as His Word

Sunday, December 19, 2004

Fourth Sunday of Advent. Fr John Patrick Kenrick asks us whether we can build a world founded on trust in the infinitely faithful Word of God. Read more

In the Wombs of the Women

Sunday, December 21, 2003

Fourth Sunday of Advent. Fr John Farrell preaches on the visitation of our Blessed Lady to her cousin, Elizabeth. Read more

The Power of silence

Sunday, December 22, 2002

Fourth Sunday of Advent. Fr Euan Marley preaches on the powerful silence of the Mother of Christ. Read more

Christmas is a collage!

Sunday, December 23, 2001

Fourth Sunday of Advent. Fr Piers Linley preaches on the obedience of St Joseph. Read more

A Hastening Joy

Sunday, December 24, 2000

Fourth Sunday of Advent. With Christmas no more than hours away, Fr Richard Finn preaches a homily for the Fourth Sunday of Advent. Read more

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