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

Working Practice and the Gospel

Sunday, September 23, 2001

Twenty-Fifth Sunday of the Year. Fr Jonathan Fleetwood preaches on Jesus' parable of the rich man and his estate manager. Read more

Lost and precious

Sunday, September 16, 2001

Twenty-Fourth Sunday of the Year. Fr  Simon Gaine preaches on the merciful holiness of God. Read more

Thoughtful Enthusiasts

Sunday, September 09, 2001

Twenty-Third Sunday of the Year. Fr Gareth Moore preaches on some of Jesus' advice to those who would follow him. Read more

Rash Vows

Saturday, September 08, 2001

Ordinations, Installations & Professions. Fr Allan White preaches at the Solemn Profession of frs. David Goodill and Benjamin Earl. Read more

Public self-effacement and private heroics

Sunday, September 02, 2001

Twenty-Second Sunday of the Year. Fr Edward Booth preaches on the teaching of Jesus not to take the place of honour when invited to a marriage feast, and his teaching to invite the poor, the maimed, the lame and the blind when you give a dinner or banquet yourself. Read more

The Moment Preordained

Wednesday, August 15, 2001
Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Fr Brendan Slevin preaches on Pope Pius XII's definition of the dogma of the Assumption in 1950. Read more

The Life of Faith

Sunday, August 12, 2001

Nineteenth Sunday of the Year. Fr Thomas Crean preaches on faith, which is 'the substance of things hoped for, the proof of what is not seen'. Read more

The Meaning of Life

Sunday, August 05, 2001
Eighteenth Sunday of the Year. Fr Fabian Radcliffe preaches on the characteristics of true human life. Read more

Asking God

Sunday, July 29, 2001

Seventeenth Sunday of the Year. Fr Richard Ounsworth preaches on petitionary prayer and the Christian mystery. Read more

Encountering God

Sunday, July 22, 2001

Sixteenth Sunday of the Year. Fr Robert Pollock preaches on Abraham and Sarah, Mary and Martha. Read more

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