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

Third Sunday of Easter. Fr Samuel Burke encourages us to proclaim the good news of the Resurrection. ‘The disciples told their

Second Sunday of Easter. Fr Robert Gay preaches on the up-building and unifying effects of Christ's peace. As we close the

Easter Sunday. Fr David Rocks responds to the desire of those who seek to see Jesus. Just over forty days ago

Good Friday. Fr John Patrick Kenrick preaches on the meaning of the Cross. Each of the accounts of Jesus’s passion is

Holy Thursday. Fr Euan Marley suggests that a life of loving service is an eternal liturgy. Some years ago, a brother

Palm Sunday. Fr Toby Lees preaches on the importance of playing. When someone completes a task with real ease, you might

Fifth Sunday of Lent. Fr Robert Verrill preaches on the meaning of Christ's 'Hour'. Before entering the Dominican Order, I worked

Fourth Sunday of Lent. Fr John O'Connor considers how the Cross demands that we face up to reality. The poet TS

Third Sunday of Lent. Fr Benedict Jonak considers the role of emotions in Christ's life, and in ours. From the little

Second Sunday of Lent. Fr David Goodill finds parallels between the Transfiguration and the sacraments of the Church. In On the

First Sunday of Lent. Fr Dominic White encourages us to follow the rainbow this Lent. Lent didn’t get off to an

Ash Wednesday. Fr Leon Pereira invites us to imitate Our Lady as Lent begins. Every Friday evening as Sabbath begins in

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