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

Too Good to be True

Sunday, December 28, 2008

Feast of the Holy Family. Fr Robert Ombres finds the Holy Family good enough to be true. Read more

Fighting for Survival

Sunday, December 30, 2007

Feast of the Holy Family. Fr Peter Clarke reminds us of the importance of family life. Read more

Letting Go

Sunday, December 31, 2006

Feast of the Holy Family. Fr Timothy Radcliffe recognises that when we teach our children to walk, we give them the chance to walk away. Read more

The Fire of Love

Friday, December 30, 2005

Feast of the Holy Family. Fr Euan Marley preaches on the love that spreads from Jesus, through the Holy Family, to the whole world. Read more

The Family of Tomorrow

Sunday, December 26, 2004

Feast of the Holy Family. Fr Anthony Axe preaches on the contrast between the hatred and fear Christ encountered when new-born and the hope for the future that he offers. Read more

Lost to the Temple

Sunday, December 28, 2003

Feast of the Holy Family. Fr Colin Carr preaches on the finding of the child Jesus in the temple. Read more

An Unknown Household

Sunday, December 29, 2002

Feast of the Holy Family. Fr Thomas Crean preaches on the beautiful invisibility of the Holy Family of Nazareth.  Read more

Impossible Ideal or Gritty Reality?

Sunday, December 31, 2000

Feast of the Holy Family. Fr Robert Ombres preaches a homily for the feast of the Holy Family, which the Church celebrates on the Sunday in the Octave of Christmas.
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