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

Unsealing the Fountain of Baptism

Thursday, January 09, 2020

Feast of the Baptism of the Lord (A)  |  Fr David Goodill reflects on how Jesus changes the relationship of all peoples to water. Read more

Drawn by Light

Wednesday, January 01, 2020

Epiphany of the Lord (A)  |  Fr Dominic White reflects on the humility of pagans in search of truth, and he asks if we might occasionally take for granted what God has given us.  Read more

From Whom Every Fatherhood Takes its Name

Friday, December 27, 2019

Feast of the Holy Family  |  Fr Leon Pereira looks to the example of the Holy Family, and particularly to the importance of fathers to lead their families in faith. Read more

Light from Light

Monday, December 23, 2019

Solemnity of the Nativity of the Lord  |  Fr Richard Finn asks: How, amidst so much personal and societal darkness does the Christ Child light up our lives?  Read more

God's Holy Dream

Thursday, December 19, 2019

Fourth Sunday of Advent (A)  |  Fr Timothy Radcliffe asks: Do we dare get caught up the adventure of God’s holy dream, of a love beyond all imagining?  Read more

Rejoicing in the Defeat of Evil

Thursday, December 12, 2019

Third Sunday of Advent (A)  |  Fr Thomas Skeats ponders the judgment and mercy of God, and the joy that Christ brings.   Read more

Lions, Vipers, and Lambs!

Thursday, December 05, 2019

Second Sunday of Advent (A)  |  Fr Peter Harries calls us to humbly follow the example of the Baptiser who is open to God's transformation of the world.  Read more

The woke have hope

Thursday, November 28, 2019

First Sunday of Advent (A)  |  Fr Nicholas Crowe calls us to have hope in the victory of God's grace in our lives and in our world. Read more

Jesus, remember me when you come into your kingdom!

Thursday, November 21, 2019

Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe  |   Br Andrew Brookes OP reflects on our crucified King.  Read more

The times they are a-changin’

Thursday, November 14, 2019

Thirty-Third Sunday of Ordinary Time (C)  |  Fr Gregory Murphy asks how, in a time of change, are we to perceive the eternal wisdom of God.  Read more

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