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 World is a Wedding

Sunday, March 03, 2002

Third Sunday of Lent. Fr. Alan O'Sullivan preaches on the encounter of the woman at the well with the Messiah.  Read more

Abraham and the Transfiguration

Sunday, February 24, 2002

Second Sunday of Lent. Fr Fabian Radcliffe preaches on the Transfiguration of Jesus in the light of the calling and journey of Abraham. Read more

Life and Love, Death and Sin

Sunday, February 17, 2002

First Sunday of Lent. Fr Martin Ganeri preaches on the temptations at our creation and our recreation. Read more

The Lenten Path

Wednesday, February 13, 2002

Ash Wednesday. Fr Brendan Slevin preaches on our discovery this Lent of what belongs to God and what belongs to ourselves. Read more

Clenched Fist or Open Hand?

Sunday, February 10, 2002

Fifth Sunday of the Year. Fr Vivian Boland preaches on a stark choice. Read more

Pure in Heart

Sunday, February 03, 2002

Fourth Sunday of the Year. Fr John Orme Mills preaches on the sixth Beatitude. Read more

Fishers of Men

Sunday, January 27, 2002

Third Sunday of the Year. Fr Timothy Calvert preaches on Jesus' call to four fishermen. Read more

Here is the Lamb of God

Sunday, January 20, 2002

Second Sunday of the Year. Fr Theodore Taylor preaches on a Victorian ribbon painting of his own imagining. Read more

Baptism, our Tomb and Womb

Sunday, January 13, 2002

Baptism of the Lord. Fr Robert Ombres preaches on the feast of the Lord which completes the Christmas season. Read more

Divine Manifestation, Human Wisdom

Sunday, January 06, 2002

Epiphany. Fr Richard Ounsworth preaches on the manifestation of Jesus Christ to human wisdom in the persons of the magi. Read more

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