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

Under My Roof

Sunday, July 18, 2010

Sixteenth Sunday of the Year. Fr Brendan Slevin finds the story of Mary and Martha deeply ambiguous. Read more

Unprecedented Mission

Sunday, July 19, 2009

Sixteenth Sunday of the Year. Fr Edward Booth preaches on the mission of Christ and his disciples. Read more

Who hath ears to hear...

Sunday, July 20, 2008

Sixteenth Sunday of the Year. Fr Robert Pollock muses on the images and realities of Christ's Kingdom. Read more

The Hunger of God

Sunday, July 22, 2007

Sixteenth Sunday of the Year. Fr Bruno Clifton finds in two examples of hospitality offered to God a profound meditation upon the meaning of the Eucharist. Read more

Truth in the Wilderness

Sunday, July 23, 2006

Sixteenth Sunday of the Year. Fr Vivian Boland tells us that it is at the foot of the cross that the Apostles learn what it is to share fully in Christ's ministry. Read more

Weeds in our Field

Sunday, July 17, 2005

Sixteenth Sunday of the Year. Fr Richard Ounsworth warns against the wrong sort of response to discovering weeds growing among home-grown wheat. Read more

At Home with God

Sunday, July 18, 2004

Sixteenth Sunday of the Year. Fr Peter Hunter preaches on the hospitality of God. Read more

Our unity in Christ

Sunday, July 20, 2003

Sixteenth Sunday of the Year. Fr John Patrick Kenrick preaches on what makes for true human community. Read more

Disturbing Rustic Parable

Sunday, July 21, 2002

Sixteenth Sunday of the Year. Fr Peter Clarke asks whether the parable of the wheat and the weeds has an application beyond the Christian community. Read more

Encountering God

Sunday, July 22, 2001

Sixteenth Sunday of the Year. Fr Robert Pollock preaches on Abraham and Sarah, Mary and Martha. Read more

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