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

Home Making

Sunday, May 05, 2013

Sixth Sunday of Easter. Fr Dominic shows us a way to understand how the Holy Trinity can dwell within us. Read more

Recognizing Jesus Christ

Sunday, July 08, 2012

Fourteenth Sunday of the Year. Fr Dominic urges us to allow Jesus Christ to break through the barriers we place in the way of his truth. Read more

The Unvarnished Truth

Sunday, August 21, 2011

Twenty-First Sunday of the Year. Fr Dominic Ryan goes, in spirit, with the pilgrims to World Youth Day in Madrid. Read more

Perfect Gratitude

Sunday, October 10, 2010

Twenty-Eighth Sunday of the Year. Fr Dominic Ryan asks us to consider what stage we have reached on the road to heaven. Read more

What We May Become

Sunday, November 01, 2009

Solemnity of All Saints. Fr Dominic Ryan encourages us to use our imagination.

It's always sad to meet someone with a lack of imagination. Not the kind of imagination you need to think about mythical creatures like dragons, or alternative possibilities like what might have happened if such and such was the case. Rather it's the kind of imagination you need to recognise that things can actually be different and that human beings can be better - much better - than we usually are.

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Remind Thy Son

Thursday, January 01, 2009

Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God. Fr Dominic Ryan meditates on the maternal intercession of the Holy Mother of God. Read more

The Imitation of Christ

Sunday, February 10, 2008

First Sunday of Lent. Fr Dominic Ryan invites us to follow Christ into the wilderness. Read more

Unlimited Hope

Sunday, November 11, 2007

Thirty-Second Sunday of the Year. Fr Dominic Ryan finds in today's Gospel a challenge to our ideas about hope. Read more

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