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

Waiting for God

Sunday, August 08, 2010

Nineteenth Sunday of the Year. Fr Benedict Jonak encourages us to follow the example of Abraham as we look forward to the end of history. Read more

The Bread of Love

Sunday, August 09, 2009

Nineteenth Sunday of the Year. Fr Timothy Radcliffe asks what it means to be truly alive.

This is the third week that we have been listening to St John's discourse on the bread of life, and still the crowd are struggling to understand what he is talking about, and the preacher is probably also struggling to find something new to say!

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Walking on Sunshine

Sunday, August 10, 2008

Nineteenth Sunday of the Year. Fr David McLean preaches on Christ's presence to and in His Church. Read more

A Thankless Task

Sunday, August 12, 2007

Nineteenth Sunday of the Year. Fr Richard Ounsworth calls for mercy towards a group of people who do not often receive it. Read more

Our Eyes Fixed on Him

Sunday, August 07, 2005

Nineteenth Sunday of the Year. Fr Richard Joseph Ounsworth preaches on St Peter's faith in Christ. Read more

Where your treasure is

Sunday, August 08, 2004

Nineteenth Sunday of the Year. Fr John O'Connor preaches on a simple yet fundamental question. Read more

Food of Life

Sunday, August 10, 2003

Nineteenth Sunday of the Year. Fr Giles Hibbert preaches on the rich variation of eucharistic traditions in the New Testament. Read more

God afar and near

Sunday, August 11, 2002

Nineteenth Sunday of the Year. Fr Jonathan Fleetwood preaches on the resonances of the stories of Elijah and the risen Christ with today's Gospel. Read more

The Life of Faith

Sunday, August 12, 2001

Nineteenth Sunday of the Year. Fr Thomas Crean preaches on faith, which is 'the substance of things hoped for, the proof of what is not seen'. Read more

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