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

Firm in Faith

Monday, June 28, 2021

The Solemnity of Saints Peter and Paul. Fr David Rocks finds encouragement in the varied apostolic characters of today's great saints. Read more

Remembrance and Recollection

Thursday, November 05, 2020

Thirty-second Sunday of the Year. Fr David Rocks considers the example of the wise virgins. Read more

Piercing the Darkness

Saturday, February 01, 2020

Presentation of the Lord  |  Fr David Rocks contemplates the virtues of Our Lady and the light of hope that unites her to her Son. Read more

The Bell tolls for thee...

Saturday, March 23, 2019

Solemnity of the Annunciation  |  Fr David Rocks urges us to listen for the Angelus Bell that fittingly interrupts our lives. Read more

They Will All Be Taught By God

Saturday, August 11, 2018
Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time (B) Read more

His Name Will Be Emmanuel

Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception  |  Fr David Rocks reflects upon the immense relevance of today's feast. Read more

Good That We Are Here

Wednesday, March 08, 2017

Second Sunday of Lent (A)  |  Fr David Rocks ponders the fleeting goodness of the world and the enduring goodness of God. Read more


Friday, May 13, 2016

Pentecost Sunday. fr David Rocks explains how Pentecost is the gateway to Eternity. Read more

Humble Need

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Seventeenth Sunday of the Year. fr David Rocks helps us to see how our needs open us to God's grace.  Read more

Show Your Workings

Sunday, September 28, 2014

Twenty-Sixth Sunday of the Year. fr David Rocks reflects upon how God's forgiveness is worked out in our lives.
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