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

It's a Scandal

Sunday, September 27, 2009

Twenty-Sixth Sunday of the Year. Fr Francis Gaine asks who are the real enemies of Christ. Read more

Death and Glory

Sunday, September 20, 2009

Twenty-Fifth Sunday of the Year. Fr Colin Carr preaches on the call to radical humility.

We think we know what counts as winning: doing better than other people; we think we know what counts as glory: everyone telling us how great we are, and treating us with great respect; we think we know what counts as power: being able to make things happen the way we want them, and people obeying us when we tell them what to do. We want to be big rather than small, strong rather than weak, praised rather than blamed. It's normal to think like that, isn't it?

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A Tortured Relationship

Sunday, September 13, 2009

Twenty-Fourth Sunday of the Year. Fr Peter Clarke suggests that the possibility of discipleship sets us apart from other animals. Read more

Being Disobedient to Jesus

Sunday, September 06, 2009

Twenty-Third Sunday of the Year. Fr Mark Edney encourages us to speak out. Read more

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