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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.

The Power of the Cross

Tuesday, August 25, 2020

22nd Sunday of Ordinary Time. Fr Richard Joseph Ounsworth preaches about religion and politics.Munkácsy Christ before Pilate part1 Read more

Moulded in His Image

Thursday, April 16, 2020

Second Sunday of Easter (A)  |  Fr Richard Ounsworth says that by living lives of mercy we come anew every day to the Easter faith that St John’s Gospel calls us to accept. Read more

Nonsensical Prayers

Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time (C)  |  Fr Richard Ounsworth says that Jesus teaches us how to pray so that in our praying we can avoid the nonsense of changing God's mind.  Read more

Priestly Presents

Wednesday, November 07, 2018

Thirty-Second Sunday in Ordinary Time (B)  |  Fr Richard Ounsworth calls us to renew our consecration to God as a priestly people.  Read more

Embracing the Repulsive?

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Maundy Thursday  |  Fr Richard J. Ounsworth connects the dots between the Eucharist and the washing of feet. Read more

Zeal for God's House

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Third Sunday of Lent (B)  |  Fr Richard Ounsworth explains the cosmic significance of Christ's cleansing of the temple. Read more

Moving Forward to Life

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

The Ascension of the Lord  |  Fr Richard Ounsworth contemplates today's feast as a celebration of Jesus’s presence with us.  Read more

Joyfully Take Courage

Tuesday, August 02, 2016

Nineteenth Sunday of the Year. fr Richard Ounsworth shows how hope lies at the heart of our Christian life. Read more

Open the Gates of Holiness

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Twenty-Ninth Sunday of the Year. fr Richard Ounsworth explains the basis of Christian mission. Read more

Ten Top Tips for Preaching

Monday, August 31, 2015

fr Richard Ounsworth offers some tips on how best to preach. Read more

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