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

Keeping to Your Word

Sunday, August 11, 2013

Nineteenth Sunday of the Year. Fr Benjamin Earl reflects upon how our words reflect and yet differ immeasurably from the Word of God. Read more

Total Giving

Sunday, October 14, 2012

Twenty-Eighth Sunday of the Year. Fr Benjamin Earl casts light on how God transforms our helplessness through His love in Jesus Christ, inviting us to give our whole self in return. Read more

I Am Not

Sunday, December 11, 2011

Third Sunday of Advent (Gaudete Sunday). Fr Benjamin Earl preaches on the identity of Christ, and our own identity. Read more

Not a Time for Glory?

Sunday, March 20, 2011

Second Sunday of Lent. Fr Benjamin Earl wonders why we read about the Transfiguration during Lent.

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Blind Faith?

Sunday, April 11, 2010

Second Sunday of Easter (Low Sunday). Fr Benjamin Earl warns us not to feel superior to 'Doubting Thomas'. Read more

True Religion

Sunday, August 30, 2009

Twenty-Second Sunday of the Year. Fr Benjamin Earl considers the meaning of religion that is 'pure and undefiled'. Read more

Weeks of Watching

Sunday, November 30, 2008

First Sunday of Advent. Fr Benjamin Earl asks if Christians are to be sleep-deprived this Advent. Read more

Technical Support

Tuesday, December 25, 2007

Christmas. Fr Benjamin Earl tells us how God helps us when we can't be bothered to read the manufacturer's instructions. Read more

Blessedness, happiness or something else?

Sunday, February 11, 2007

Sixth Sunday of the Year. Fr Benjamin Earl looks at what the calling to be "happy" or "blessed" really means. Read more

Seeing the Christ

Sunday, April 02, 2006

Fifth Sunday of Lent. Fr Benjamin Earl preaches on the simple request that triggers Christ's passion. Read more

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