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

Seize the Day

Sunday, November 28, 2010

First Sunday of Advent. As the new liturgical year begins, Fr John Patrick Kenrick reminds us that this may be our last. Read more

Let Us Be Buried With Christ

Sunday, January 10, 2010

Baptism of the Lord. Fr John Patrick Kenrick ponders on the meaning of Christ's baptism. Read more

Not to Dazzle but to Die

Sunday, March 08, 2009

Second Sunday of Lent. Fr John Patrick Kenrick preaches on our Lenten sacrifices. Read more

The Perfect Community

Sunday, May 11, 2008

Pentecost Sunday. Fr John Patrick Kenrick wonders what difference Pentecost makes. Read more

Delightfully Unrecognizable

Sunday, April 22, 2007

Third Sunday of Easter. Fr John Patrick Kenrick preaches on the way in which we are transformed by divine love. Read more

The Touch of the Word

Sunday, April 23, 2006

Second Sunday of Easter (Low Sunday). Fr John Patrick Kenrick preaches on the doubts of Saint Thomas and the mercy of God. Read more

As Good as His Word

Sunday, December 19, 2004

Fourth Sunday of Advent. Fr John Patrick Kenrick asks us whether we can build a world founded on trust in the infinitely faithful Word of God. Read more

Not accepted in his own country

Sunday, February 01, 2004

Fourth Sunday of the Year. Fr John Patrick Kenrick preaches on the response to Jesus' words in the synagogue at Nazareth. 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

The Golden Rule and our True Worth

Thursday, April 12, 2001

Holy Thursday. Fr John Patrick Kenrick preaches on our Lord's washing of the feet of his disciples. Read more

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