Harden Not Your Hearts


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

First Sunday of Advent. Fr Matthew Jarvis reassures us of the possibility of repentance. There are difficult words in our first

Solemnity of Christ the King. Fr Richard Ounsworth preaches on the parable of the sheep and the goats. We may find

Thirty-Third Sunday of the Year. Fr Lawrence Lew preaches for the seventh World Day for the Poor. Being Promoter General of

Thirty-Second Sunday of the Year. On this Remembrance Sunday, Fr Simon Gaine reminds us that the power of God's love

Thirty-first Sunday of the Year. Fr Gregory Pearson preaches on the source of all true authority. What’s the problem with the

Solemnity of All Saints. Fr Leo Edgar relates today's feast to tomorrow's commemoration of All Souls. The events that have taken

Thirtieth Sunday of the Year. Fr Bruno Clifton preaches on love of neighbour. ‘You must not molest the stranger or oppress

Twenty-ninth Sunday of the Year. Fr Albert Robertson preaches on the strange coalition of Christ's enemies. We are so used to

Twenty-eighth Sunday of the Year. Fr Martin Ganeri confronts the shocking language of Christ's preaching. ‘I have my banquet all prepared,

Twenty-seventh Sunday of the Year. Br Bede Mullens traces a line from Eden to Calvary. ‘The best-laid plans of mice and

Twenty-sixth Sunday of the Year. Fr Dermot Morrin preaches on the parable of the two sons. ‘What do you think?’ In

Twenty-fifth Sunday of the Year. Fr Robert Ombres preaches on the love that exceeds justice. On hearing or reading certain gospel

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