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

The Ascension of the Lord

Tuesday, May 03, 2016

The Ascension of the Lord. fr Robert Verrill helps us to understand St Luke's account of the Ascension by comparing it with Christ's transfiguration.  Read more

Why Stand Looking into Heaven?

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

The Ascension of the Lord. fr Lawrence asks in what sense we should look for the coming of the Lord. Read more

The Risen Lamb

Sunday, June 01, 2014

The Ascension of the Lord. Fr Aidan Nichols shows us how Jesus Christ continues to be present to us after His Ascension. Read more

A Celebration of Separation, Anticipation and Imagination

Sunday, May 12, 2013

The Ascension of the Lord. Fr Leo Edgar argues that the gift of imagination is essential in helping us to understand the Ascension. Read more

In Time and Out of Time

Thursday, May 17, 2012

The Ascension of the Lord. Fr Robert Ombres offers us a way of envisaging time through contemplation upon the Ascension. Read more

An Exalted Vocation

Thursday, June 02, 2011

The Ascension of the Lord. Fr Thomas Skeats tells us of the extraordinary dignity of our Christian mission. Read more

Completing the Circle of Joy

Thursday, May 13, 2010

The Ascension of the Lord. Fr Peter Harries finds a source of deep joy in the Ascension of the Lord. Read more

Risen, Ascended, Glorified

Thursday, May 21, 2009
The Ascension of the Lord. Fr David Rocks preaches on the ministry of the risen Christ in St Mark's Gospel. Read more

Into God's World

Thursday, May 01, 2008

The Ascension of the Lord. Fr Allan White finds a warning to the Church - and a word of encouragement - in today's feast. Read more

The Lord Goes Up With Shouts of Joy

Thursday, May 17, 2007

The Ascension of the Lord. Fr Vivian Boland asks why the Ascension is an occasion of joy for us. Read more

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