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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.

O Jerusalem, Jerusalem

Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Palm Sunday of the Passion of the Lord  |  Fr Robert Ombres meditates on our entry in Jerusalem together with Jesus as Holy Week begins. Read more

Something to Celebrate

Monday, June 06, 2016

Eleventh Sunday of the Year. fr Robert Ombres reflects on the nature of sin and how it is to be understood in the light of the redeeming work of Jesus Christ. Read more

The Attraction of Mary

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. fr Robert Ombres explains how the unique relationship between Christ and his mother is important for each of us. Read more

Our One Foundation

Sunday, November 09, 2014

Feast of the Dedication of the Lateran Basilica. fr Robert Ombres notes how our faith is embodied through a Church building. Read more

By Way of Mary

Wednesday, January 01, 2014

Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God. Fr Robert Ombres helps us to see how Mary is Mother to all who belong to her son. Read more

Two Ways of Looking at the Prodigal

Sunday, March 10, 2013

Fourth Sunday of Lent (Laetare Sunday). Fr Robert Ombres helps us to envision how we can see our own lives in the mirror of today's Gospel. 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

Does God Care?

Sunday, July 31, 2011

Eighteenth Sunday of the Year. Fr Robert Ombres invites us to work miracles.

God cares for everyone, indeed for everything, but not in the same way. Sometimes it can seem, however, that God does not care at all, though our needs can be desperate and pressing. The main thing to believe when God's care for us becomes puzzling is that it is our understanding is limited, not his love.

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The Lost Son

Sunday, September 12, 2010

Twenty-Fourth Sunday of the Year. Fr Robert Ombres wonders who is really lost, and who is really prodigal. Read more

Restart from the Beginning

Sunday, October 04, 2009

Twenty-Seventh Sunday of the Year. Fr Robert Ombres preaches on Christian marriage. Read more

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