Torch

Torch

Preaching by Simon Francis Gaine O.P.

Simon Francis Gaine O.P.fr Simon Francis Gaine is Regent of Studies of the English Province of the Order of Preachers, and teaches theology at Blackfriars Oxford.
simon.gaine@english.op.org

Our return and the return of God

Thursday, December 06, 2018

Second Sunday of Advent (C)  |  Fr Simon Gaine considers the manifold ways in which God has returned to mankind through his grace so that we might return to God through a journey of faith. Read more

God's Answer

Thursday, March 29, 2018

Easter Sunday  |  Fr Simon Gaine exults in the good news of the Resurrection of Christ Read more

Mistaken Identity

Wednesday, July 05, 2017

Fourteenth Sunday of Ordinary Time (A)  |  Fr Simon Gaine considers how we are tiny brothers and sisters of the Son of God, who have been given a new birth and a new identity.  Read more

Who Deserves the Praise?

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Twenty-Seventh Sunday of the Year (C)  |  Fr Simon Francis Gaine asks if our good works are deserving of praise or not.  Read more

Enwrapped In Prayer

Wednesday, December 16, 2015
Fourth Sunday of Advent. fr Simon Francis Gaine explains the significance of Christ's human body for our salvation. Read more

Behold Your Son

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God. fr Simon explains how Mary through her Motherhood shares in the life of her son, Jesus Christ. Read more

Hope and Forgiveness in the Holy Spirit

Tuesday, June 03, 2014

Pentecost Sunday. Read more

Down from the Mountain

Sunday, March 16, 2014

Second Sunday of Lent. Fr Simon Gaine shows how the invitation to prayer received by the disciples on the mount of the Transfiguration is also a calling to share the fruits of this prayer with others.  Read more

Sharing His Vision

Sunday, April 29, 2012

Fourth Sunday of Easter. Fr Simon Gaine explains how it is that Christ is able to be our Good Shepherd. Read more

Wisdom's Worth

Sunday, July 24, 2011

Seventeenth Sunday of the Year. Fr Simon Gaine preaches on the parable of the pearl of great price. Read more

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