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

Fitness for Life

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Ash Wednesday. Fr Anthony Axe warns against flashy shell suits and trainers. Read more

Created to be Fire

Wednesday, February 25, 2009

Ash Wednesday. Fr Allan White invites us to remember what we are, and what we are to become. Read more

Seeking Expert Advice

Wednesday, February 21, 2007

Ash Wednesday. Fr Simon Gaine considers the three-fold treatment for sin proposed by Christ our Healer. Read more

Not for Eating

Wednesday, March 01, 2006

Ash Wednesday. Fr Peter Clarke preaches on the meaning of the imposition of ashes. Read more

The Benefits of a Dirty Face

Wednesday, February 09, 2005

Ash Wednesday. Fr Euan Marley invites us to dodge the attentions of the woman with the umbrella and join him on the omnibus. Read more

A Public Sign

Wednesday, February 25, 2004

Ash Wednesday. Fr Dermot Morrin preaches on the very public sign of ashes. Read more

The Sign of Ashes

Wednesday, March 05, 2003

Ash Wednesday. Fr Fergus Kerr preaches on the meaning of the ashes placed on our foreheads at the beginning of Lent each year. Read more

The Lenten Path

Wednesday, February 13, 2002

Ash Wednesday. Fr Brendan Slevin preaches on our discovery this Lent of what belongs to God and what belongs to ourselves. Read more

Remember and Move On

Wednesday, February 28, 2001

Ash Wednesday. Fr Clement Paul exhorts us to remember this Lent who we are before God. Read more

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