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

The Healing of the Nations

Sunday, June 28, 2009

Thirteenth Sunday of the Year. Fr Aelred Connelly preaches on the healing power of Christ and the sacraments. Read more

All You Can Eat

Sunday, October 12, 2008

Twenty-Eighth Sunday of the Year. Fr Aelred Connelly whets our appetite for the messianic banquet.  Read more

Forward in Hope

Thursday, November 01, 2007

Solemnity of All Saints. Fr Aelred Connelly finds inspiration for the Church Militant in the manifold examples offered by the Church Triumphant.  Read more

The Word Made Flesh

Sunday, August 20, 2006

Twentieth Sunday of the Year. Fr Aelred Connelly preaches on the duties of a Church born at the foot of the Cross and nourished on the Bread of Life. Read more

Practical Kingship

Sunday, November 20, 2005

Solemnity of Christ the King. Fr Aelred Connelly proposes ways in which we can share in the kingship of Christ. Read more

Out of the Depths

Thursday, May 05, 2005

The Ascension of the Lord. Fr Aelred Connelly muses on the Church's recent experience of death and ascension. Read more

The Meaning of Pentecost

Sunday, May 30, 2004

Pentecost Sunday. Fr. Aelred Connelly preaches on God's greatest gift to his people. Read more

Take this to heart

Sunday, August 31, 2003

Twenty-Second Sunday of the Year. Fr. Aelred Connelly preaches on the pure religion of the Law of Christ. Read more

He died that we might live

Friday, March 29, 2002

Good Friday. Fr. Aelred Connelly preaches on the Passion of the Servant of the Lord. Read more

A New Deed

Sunday, April 01, 2001

Fifth Sunday of Lent. Fr. Aelred Connelly preaches on our new freedom in Christ. Read more

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