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

Have Mercy on Me

Sunday, October 28, 2012

Thirtieth Sunday of the Year. Fr Aidan Nichols shows us how to read the miraculous cure of Bartimaeus in the light of creation and redemption in Jesus Christ. Read more

The Rose That Bare Jesu

Sunday, January 01, 2012

Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God. Fr Aidan Nichols preaches on the importance of Our Lady in the mystery of our salvation. Read more

What Love Will Endure

Sunday, January 30, 2011

Fourth Sunday of the Year. Fr Aidan Nichols finds profound challenges and hope in the Beatitudes. Read more

The Last Word

Sunday, February 28, 2010

Second Sunday of Lent. Fr Aidan Nichols wonders why we read about the Transfiguration in Lent. Read more

Doubt No Longer

Sunday, April 26, 2009

Third Sunday of Easter. Fr Aidan Nichols discusses the difference between doubt and difficulty. Read more

No Fear of Failure

Sunday, June 15, 2008

Eleventh Sunday of the Year. Fr Aidan Nichols finds challenge and encouragement in the mission of the twelve apostles. Read more

Nowhere to Lay his Head

Sunday, July 01, 2007

Thirteenth Sunday of the Year. Fr Aidan Nichols preaches on the placelessness of Christ. Read more

Noblesse Oblige

Tuesday, August 15, 2006

Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Fr Aidan Nichols preaches on the Christ-like end of Our Lady's life. Read more

Not just Waiting for God

Sunday, November 06, 2005

Thirty-Second Sunday of the Year. Fr Aidan Nichols preaches on the death of Christ as the climactic moment of human history. Read more

Experiencing the Risen Word

Sunday, April 03, 2005

Second Sunday of Easter (Low Sunday). Fr Aidan Nichols suggests that faith in the tradition of the Church goes hand in hand with our experience of the Risen Christ.  Read more

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