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

Down from the Mountain

Sunday, March 16, 2014

Second Sunday of Lent. Fr Simon Gaine shows how the invitation to prayer received by the disciples on the mount of the Transfiguration is also a calling to share the fruits of this prayer with others.  Read more

Sharing His Vision

Sunday, April 29, 2012

Fourth Sunday of Easter. Fr Simon Gaine explains how it is that Christ is able to be our Good Shepherd. Read more

Wisdom's Worth

Sunday, July 24, 2011

Seventeenth Sunday of the Year. Fr Simon Gaine preaches on the parable of the pearl of great price. Read more

Facing the Challenge

Sunday, September 05, 2010

Twenty-Third Sunday of the Year. Fr Simon Gaine offers us a dose of learned realism. Read more

It's a Scandal

Sunday, September 27, 2009

Twenty-Sixth Sunday of the Year. Fr Francis Gaine asks who are the real enemies of Christ. Read more

Most Highly Favoured Lady!

Monday, December 08, 2008

Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception. Fr Simon Gaine sees in Our Lady no objection to God's grace. Read more

Let Him Who Boasts...

Sunday, February 03, 2008

Fourth Sunday of the Year. Fr Simon Gaine shows how living the life of the Beatitudes does give us something to boast about. Read more

Seeking Expert Advice

Wednesday, February 21, 2007

Ash Wednesday. Fr Simon Gaine considers the three-fold treatment for sin proposed by Christ our Healer. Read more

The Gift of the Eucharist

Thursday, April 13, 2006

Holy Thursday. Fr Simon Gaine tells of the gift that we offer, and are offered, in the Eucharist. Read more

Two Processions, a Single Heart

Sunday, March 27, 2005

Palm Sunday of the Passion of the Lord. Fr Simon Gaine invites us to leave the crowd and join Christ in his triumphal march. Read more

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