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

Our God Comes to Meet Us

Sunday, December 22, 2013

Fourth Sunday of Advent. Fr John O'Connor helps us to see how God comes to each of us with our imperfect ways when sending us His Son. Read more

Sleepwalking Through Life

Sunday, February 17, 2013

First Sunday of Lent. Fr John O'Connor uses a comparison from the works of John Le Carré, to show how we all have a tendency to sleepwalk into sin. Read more

Face to Face

Sunday, May 06, 2012

Fifth Sunday of Easter. Fr John O'Connor preaches on the extraordinary experience, and the extraordinary zeal, of Saint Paul. Read more

Brothers and Sisters of the Son

Saturday, June 18, 2011

Trinity Sunday. Fr John O'Connor uses the Our Father to explore the meaning of the doctrine of the Trinity. Read more

Urgency and Eternity

Sunday, October 17, 2010

Twenty-Ninth Sunday of the Year. Fr John O'Connor invites us to commit to our prayers, and to try to see things from God's perspective. Read more

How to Win the War

Sunday, November 22, 2009

Solemnity of Christ the King. Fr John O'Connor wonders why the powerful want to be powerful. Read more

Nothing in Return

Sunday, February 01, 2009

Fourth Sunday of the Year. Fr John O'Connor preaches on the complexity of real love. Read more

'Come With Me, And I Will Show You'

Sunday, March 23, 2008

Easter Sunday. Fr John O'Connor preaches on the events that began with the finding of the empty tomb. Read more

Sheep Who Don't Follow the Herd

Sunday, April 29, 2007

Fourth Sunday of Easter. Fr John O'Connor preaches on the difficulty of following the voice of Christ in the modern world. Read more

Wise Creatures

Sunday, July 09, 2006

Fourteenth Sunday of the Year. Fr John O'Connor finds solace in being a creature. Read more

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