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 Enemy's Country Laid Waste

Sunday, February 13, 2005

First Sunday of Lent. Fr Richard Ounsworth explains why Lent is truly a 'joyful season'. Read more

Born of a Woman

Saturday, January 01, 2005

Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God. Fr Richard Ounsworth preaches on the importance of Mary's title 'Mother of God'. Read more

The Whole Story

Friday, April 09, 2004

Good Friday. Fr Richard Ounsworth preaches on a world divided into two by the sufferings of Christ.  Read more

The dwelling place of the Most High

Sunday, November 09, 2003

Feast of the Dedication of the Lateran Basilica. Fr Richard Joseph Ounsworth preaches on the anniversary of the dedication of the cathedral church of Rome. Read more

Trinitarian Lives

Sunday, June 15, 2003

Trinity Sunday. Fr Richard Ounsworth preaches on a mystery at the heart of our faith. Read more

Prophecy in the World

Sunday, December 15, 2002

Third Sunday of Advent (Gaudete Sunday). Fr Richard Ounsworth asks how we can be successors to John the Baptist and share in the prophetic mission of Christ. 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

Asking God

Sunday, July 29, 2001

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

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