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

Why Do We Suffer?

Sunday, March 30, 2014

Fourth Sunday of Lent (Laetare Sunday). Fr Peter Hunter reflects upon the nature of suffering. Read more

Living Water

Sunday, March 23, 2014

Third Sunday of Lent. Fr Richard explains how the encounter between Jesus and the woman at the well foretells how He will give the Holy Spirit to us by His death on the cross. 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

An Embarrassing Story?

Sunday, March 09, 2014

First Sunday of Lent. Fr Dominic Ryan shows us how to make sense of the story of Christ's temptation in the wilderness. Read more

They Have Had Their Reward

Wednesday, March 05, 2014

Ash Wednesday. Fr Leo invites us to see Lent as a time when we come before God in a spirit of repentance and reconciliation. Read more

He Saw That It Was Good

Sunday, March 02, 2014

Eighth Sunday of the Year. Fr Richard Ounsworth helps us to see how we combine a proper concern for our own welfare with the detachment from material things Jesus preaches in today's Gospel.  Read more

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