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

This Day Rings Out

Friday, December 24, 2010

Christmas. Fr Michael Demkovich preaches on the readings of Midnight Mass - but with a nod to other Christmas readings, too. Read more

Something of the Night

Friday, December 25, 2009

Christmas. Fr Malcolm McMahon is not afraid of the dark: the Bishop of Nottingham preaches for Midnight Mass of Christmas. Read more

Lowly in the Manger Lies

Thursday, December 25, 2008
Christmas. Fr Isidore Clarke calls us to worship our Saviour in the crib.
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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

Alpha es et O

Monday, December 25, 2006

Christmas. Fr Leon Pereira tells of the unconquerable love of God revealed in the incarnation. Read more

Why Shepherds?

Sunday, December 25, 2005

Christmas. Fr Fergus Kerr preaches on the visit of the shepherds to the infant Jesus. Read more

Silence at Christmas

Thursday, December 25, 2003

Christmas. Fr Euan Marley preaches on the Gospel read at Mass during the Day. Read more

God's Youth

Wednesday, December 25, 2002

Christmas. Fr Timothy Radcliffe preaches for the Mass during the Day on the Nativity of the Lord.  Read more

'He who made fire now fears the cold'

Tuesday, December 25, 2001

Christmas. Beginning with this quotation from R. Crashaw, Fr John Farrell reflects on the meaning of God's Word-made-flesh. Read more

A Decree from Caesar Augustus

Monday, December 25, 2000

Christmas. Fr Allan White preaches's Christmas homily for Midnight Mass. Read more

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