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

Do Not Waver, Hold Fast

Sunday, August 12, 2012

Nineteenth Sunday of the Year. Fr John Patrick Kenrick helps us to see the connection between fasting, trusting in God and the Holy Eucharist. Read more

Working With God

Sunday, October 02, 2011

Twenty-Seventh Sunday of the Year. Fr John Patrick Kenrick suggests that today's parable is not about punishment but hope. Read more

Seize the Day

Sunday, November 28, 2010

First Sunday of Advent. As the new liturgical year begins, Fr John Patrick Kenrick reminds us that this may be our last. Read more

Let Us Be Buried With Christ

Sunday, January 10, 2010

Baptism of the Lord. Fr John Patrick Kenrick ponders on the meaning of Christ's baptism. Read more

Not to Dazzle but to Die

Sunday, March 08, 2009

Second Sunday of Lent. Fr John Patrick Kenrick preaches on our Lenten sacrifices. Read more

The Perfect Community

Sunday, May 11, 2008

Pentecost Sunday. Fr John Patrick Kenrick wonders what difference Pentecost makes. Read more

Delightfully Unrecognizable

Sunday, April 22, 2007

Third Sunday of Easter. Fr John Patrick Kenrick preaches on the way in which we are transformed by divine love. Read more

The Touch of the Word

Sunday, April 23, 2006

Second Sunday of Easter (Low Sunday). Fr John Patrick Kenrick preaches on the doubts of Saint Thomas and the mercy of God. Read more

As Good as His Word

Sunday, December 19, 2004

Fourth Sunday of Advent. Fr John Patrick Kenrick asks us whether we can build a world founded on trust in the infinitely faithful Word of God. Read more

Not accepted in his own country

Sunday, February 01, 2004

Fourth Sunday of the Year. Fr John Patrick Kenrick preaches on the response to Jesus' words in the synagogue at Nazareth. Read more

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