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

What's It All About

Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Fourth Sunday of Ordinary Time. Fr John Patrick Kenrick preaches on the righteous anger of God. Read more

The Astonishment of Loving

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time (C)  |  Fr John Farrell gives an exhortation about the practical demands of St Paul's challenging 'hymn to love'  Read more

Teaching With Authority

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time (B)  |  Archbishop Malcolm McMahon OP reflects on the challenge of teaching with authority in a world that is sceptical of authority.  Read more

Blessed are the Poor in Spirit

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time (A)  |  Fr Richard Finn asks who are the "poor in spirit" and what is meant by calling them "blessed". Read more

Divine Justice

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Fourth Sunday of the Year. fr David McLean argues that Jesus is rejected by his own village because he challenged self-centered understandings of the good in preaching the justice of God. Read more

The Power of God

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Fourth Sunday of the Year. fr Peter helps us to understand the nature of God's power. Read more

Rejected love?

Sunday, February 03, 2013

Fourth Sunday of the Year. Fr David Rocks shows how the story of Jesus' rejection by his own people mirrors our own tendency to reject him. Read more

Real Authority

Sunday, January 29, 2012

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What Love Will Endure

Sunday, January 30, 2011

Fourth Sunday of the Year. Fr Aidan Nichols finds profound challenges and hope in the Beatitudes. Read more

Nothing in Return

Sunday, February 01, 2009

Fourth Sunday of the Year. Fr John O'Connor preaches on the complexity of real love. Read more

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