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

An Exalted Vocation

Thursday, June 02, 2011

The Ascension of the Lord. Fr Thomas Skeats tells us of the extraordinary dignity of our Christian mission. Read more

Completing the Circle of Joy

Thursday, May 13, 2010

The Ascension of the Lord. Fr Peter Harries finds a source of deep joy in the Ascension of the Lord. Read more

Risen, Ascended, Glorified

Thursday, May 21, 2009
The Ascension of the Lord. Fr David Rocks preaches on the ministry of the risen Christ in St Mark's Gospel. Read more

Into God's World

Thursday, May 01, 2008

The Ascension of the Lord. Fr Allan White finds a warning to the Church - and a word of encouragement - in today's feast. Read more

The Lord Goes Up With Shouts of Joy

Thursday, May 17, 2007

The Ascension of the Lord. Fr Vivian Boland asks why the Ascension is an occasion of joy for us. Read more

Departed, but still with us

Thursday, May 25, 2006

The Ascension of the Lord. Fr Austin preaches on the presence of the exalted Christ. Read more

Out of the Depths

Thursday, May 05, 2005

The Ascension of the Lord. Fr Aelred Connelly muses on the Church's recent experience of death and ascension. Read more

Seated at God's right hand

Thursday, May 20, 2004

The Ascension of the Lord. Fr Fergus Kerr preaches on the words of the Creed: 'He ascended into heaven and is seated at the right hand of the Father.' Read more

He is taken up

Thursday, May 29, 2003

The Ascension of the Lord. Fr Brendan Slevin preaches on the great mystery of divine ascent and descent. Read more

Love without jealousy

Thursday, May 09, 2002

The Ascension of the Lord. Fr Richard Finn preaches on the bafflement of Jesus' departure. Read more

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