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

Roads to Easter

Wednesday, March 09, 2011

Ash Wednesday. Fr Jonathan Fleetwood places today's penitential actions in the context of the reconciliation that Christ has effected between God and mankind. Read more

Come Home

Sunday, March 14, 2010

Fourth Sunday of Lent (Laetare Sunday). Fr Jonathan Fleetwood finds good and bad in the two sons of today's parable. Read more

The Living Temple

Sunday, March 15, 2009

Third Sunday of Lent. Fr Jonathan Fleetwood sees in the so-called 'cleansing of the temple' a sign of both the death and resurrection of Christ. Read more

Alienation and Mission

Sunday, September 16, 2007

Twenty-Fourth Sunday of the Year. Fr Jonathan Fleetwood finds in today's Gospel the Trinitarian pattern of the Church's mission. Read more

Seeds of Faith

Sunday, October 01, 2006

Twenty-Sixth Sunday of the Year. Fr Jonathan Fleetwood preaches on the Church as sacrament of the Kingdom. Read more

The Hidden Hand

Sunday, October 16, 2005

Twenty-Ninth Sunday of the Year. Fr Jonathan Fleetwood sees the hand of providence at work in even the most corrupt political systems. Read more

Digging out our Ears

Monday, April 04, 2005

Solemnity of the Annunciation of the Lord. Fr Jonathan Fleetwood shows how the Mary's reception of the Word is an act of offering and sacrifice to God. Read more

A Heritage Restored

Sunday, September 12, 2004

Twenty-Fourth Sunday of the Year. Fr Jonathan Fleetwood preaches on the common theme of three parables. Read more

The Hopes of Bartimaeus

Sunday, October 26, 2003

Thirtieth Sunday of the Year. Fr Jonathan Fleetwood preaches on Jesus' fulfilment of the personal and corporate hopes of a pious Jew and nascent Christian. Read more

God afar and near

Sunday, August 11, 2002

Nineteenth Sunday of the Year. Fr Jonathan Fleetwood preaches on the resonances of the stories of Elijah and the risen Christ with today's Gospel. Read more

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