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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.

Words about The Word

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Third Sunday of Advent  |  Fr Robert Eccles ponders on the grace of preaching and the power of words. Read more

Greater than the Greatest Prophet

Wednesday, December 07, 2016

Third Sunday of Advent (A)  |  Fr Duncan Campbell ponders how we in our time could be considered greater than St John the Baptist. Read more

Dancing for Joy

Tuesday, December 08, 2015

Third Sunday of Advent (Gaudete Sunday). fr David Goodill looks to the source of our true joy, Jesus Christ. Read more

A Man Sent from God

Tuesday, December 09, 2014

Third Sunday of Advent. fr Dermot helps us to understand the role of John the Baptist and how we are also called to witness to the coming of Christ.  Read more

Edgy Joy

Sunday, December 15, 2013

Third Sunday of Advent (Gaudete Sunday). Fr David encourages us not to lose hope during this time of waiting, but to rejoice in the coming of the Saviour. Read more

Love, And Do What You Will

Sunday, December 16, 2012

Third Sunday of Advent (Gaudete Sunday). Fr Lawrence Lew argues that following Christ is not about being 'nice', but involves our complete transformation in Christ as God's children. Read more

I Am Not

Sunday, December 11, 2011

Third Sunday of Advent (Gaudete Sunday). Fr Benjamin Earl preaches on the identity of Christ, and our own identity. Read more

Look!

Sunday, December 12, 2010

Third Sunday of Advent (Gaudete Sunday). Fr Bruno Clifton tells us that the incarnation is not an idea but a visible reality. Read more

Not Just a Second Chance

Sunday, December 13, 2009

Third Sunday of Advent (Gaudete Sunday). Fr Peter Hunter tells us that Christ offers a radically new beginning. Read more

A Reason to Rejoice

Sunday, December 14, 2008

Third Sunday of Advent (Gaudete Sunday). Fr Brendan Slevin pauses to rejoice on Gaudete Sunday. Read more

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