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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.

Mission is who we are

Friday, August 16, 2019

Homily for the Solemn Profession of Br Albert Robertson OP  |  Fr Martin Ganeri reflects on the words of the new Master of the Order, calling us to an authentic and integral living of the Dominican life and mission. The homily was preached in Blackfriars, Oxford on 10 August 2019. Read more

Merciful Love

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Fifteenth Sunday of Ordinary Time (C)  |  Fr Martin Ganeri OP ponders the meaning of mercy, and looks to Jesus as the exemplar cause of genuine acts of mercy Read more

Rabbuni!

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Thirtieth Sunday of Ordinary Time (B)  |  Fr Martin Ganeri examines the insight of the blind man leading him to follow Jesus on the way. Read more

The Promise of Lent

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

First Sunday in Lent Year B  Fr Martin Ganeri on how Lent makes real for us the fullness of life that Christ promises. Read more

Homily for the 2017 Simple Profession Mass

Monday, September 25, 2017

Homily preached by the Provincial, Fr Martin Ganeri OP at the Simple Profession of brothers Cuthbert, Isaac, Thomas, and Vincent in Blackfriars Cambridge on 23 September 2017. Read more

Are We There Yet?

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Fifth Sunday of Easter (A)  |  Fr Martin Ganeri looks to the destination of the Christian's journey, and considers the roadmap that shows us how to reach it.
When people want to make a journey by car these days to some place they have not been to before, they usually plug in a sat nav, tap in the postcode and then set off.  All we have to do is to obey the instructions and turn right when we are told to, or turn left when we are told to.  And eventually we are told, ‘You have reached your destination.’ Read more

The School of Prayer

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

17th Sunday of the Year. fr Martin Ganeri offers us a chance of seeing prayer as discipleship in the Christian life. Read more

The Witness of Love

Thursday, September 24, 2015

Twenty-Sixth Sunday of the Year. fr Martin Ganeri speaks of the power of witnessing to Christ's love.  Read more

A Dwelling Place Fit for God

Friday, December 19, 2014

Fourth Sunday of Advent. fr Martin relfects on how we are made living temples of God. Read more

The Love of Jesus Christ

Sunday, February 23, 2014

Seventh Sunday of the Year. Fr Martin Ganeri teaches how the way of perfect love can only be accomplished through Jesus Christ. Read more

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