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

No Opposition

Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Solemnity of Ss Peter and Paul. Fr Timothy Radcliffe suggests that the true Church can exist in a state of fruitful tension. Read more

The Bread of Love

Sunday, August 09, 2009

Nineteenth Sunday of the Year. Fr Timothy Radcliffe asks what it means to be truly alive.

This is the third week that we have been listening to St John's discourse on the bread of life, and still the crowd are struggling to understand what he is talking about, and the preacher is probably also struggling to find something new to say!

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Called To Do and To Be

Sunday, November 16, 2008

Thirty-Third Sunday of the Year. Fr Timothy Radcliffe is grateful for the gracious call of the Giver, not the gifts. Read more

A Man of Good Repute

Sunday, December 23, 2007

Fourth Sunday of Advent. Fr Timothy Radcliffe shows how St Joseph teaches us to prepare for the coming of Christ. Read more

Letting Go

Sunday, December 31, 2006

Feast of the Holy Family. Fr Timothy Radcliffe recognises that when we teach our children to walk, we give them the chance to walk away. Read more

Empty Hands

Friday, January 06, 2006

Epiphany. Fr Timothy Radcliffe preaches on the gifts the wise men gave ... and received. Read more

Welcome Home

Sunday, March 28, 2004

Fifth Sunday of Lent. Fr Timothy Radcliffe preaches on two kinds of human solidarity. Read more

God's Youth

Wednesday, December 25, 2002

Christmas. Fr Timothy Radcliffe preaches for the Mass during the Day on the Nativity of the Lord.  Read more

Stand Upright

Sunday, December 03, 2000

First Sunday of Advent. Fr Timothy Radcliffe launches the English Dominican Electronic Publishing House with a homily for the First Sunday of Advent. Read more

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