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

A Strange Feast

Tuesday, January 05, 2016

Baptism of the Lord. fr Dominic Ryan helps us to see the significance of Jesus' baptism by John. Read more

Mercy and Loyalty

Wednesday, January 07, 2015

Baptism of the Lord. fr Richard brings out the full significance of St Mark's account of the the Baptism of the Lord by showing us how Jesus Christ reveals the Father's mercy and loyalty.  Read more

Baptising Jesus

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Baptism of the Lord. Fr Peter Clarke tells us how Jesus identifies with the lowly in His baptism. Read more

Adopted Children

Sunday, January 13, 2013

Baptism of the Lord. Fr Dominic White helps us to understand what it means to be adopted Children of God. Read more

A New Beginning

Sunday, January 09, 2011

Baptism of the Lord. Fr Richard Ounsworth explores the relationship between Christ's identity and his mission. Read more

Let Us Be Buried With Christ

Sunday, January 10, 2010

Baptism of the Lord. Fr John Patrick Kenrick ponders on the meaning of Christ's baptism. Read more

The Desert Becomes a City

Sunday, January 11, 2009

Baptism of the Lord. Fr Timothy Calvert sees the holiness of Jesus spilling into the streets.  Read more

The Sudden Appearance of God in our World

Sunday, January 13, 2008

Baptism of the Lord. Fr Columba Ryan invites us to be unsettled once again by the revelation of Christ's identity. Read more

Extraordinary Time Begins

Sunday, January 07, 2007

Baptism of the Lord. Fr Peter Clarke sees the Baptism of the Lord as the beginning of a three-year long epiphany. Read more

Baptised for Mission

Sunday, January 09, 2005

Baptism of the Lord. Fr Isidore Clarke recalls that we, like Christ, are baptised into the mission of spreading God's light to the nations. Read more

Follow us
Great Dominicans

Great Dominicans



Consecrated Life

Consecrated Life

Recent posts


Liturgical index

All tags & authors


Upcoming events

View the full calendar