Sunday Homilies

from Father Kevin Laughery, Quad Pastoral Unit, Sangamon and Morgan Counties, Illinois Comments from this page do not reach me; instead, email: kl@kevinlaughery.com

The Podcasts

Rely not upon the "explanation" of the parable of the weeds in the wheat. Let the parable itself carry you to a consideration of the patience of God.
Direct download: KML_2008-07-20_8am.MP3
Category:Sunday Homilies -- posted at: 10:32am EDT

Saturday, July 12, 2008, at the Catholic Pastoral Center, Diocese of Springfield in Illinois.
Direct download: Advocates_4_of_4.MP3
Category:Sunday Homilies -- posted at: 10:09am EDT

You need an explanation of the parables of Jesus ... if you want to make them safe and domesticated and toothless. Jesus probably did not provide explanations; somebody in the early Church considered this necessary. Jesus intended his parables to have teeth -- to keep gnawing at us as we consider how we enter into the kingdom of God.
Direct download: KML_2008-07-13_8am.MP3
Category:Sunday Homilies -- posted at: 10:09am EDT

Saturday, July 12, 2008, at the Catholic Pastoral Center, Diocese of Springfield in Illinois.
Direct download: Advocates_3_of_4.MP3
Category:Sunday Homilies -- posted at: 10:08am EDT

Saturday, July 12, 2008, at the Catholic Pastoral Center, Diocese of Springfield in Illinois.
Direct download: Advocates_2_of_4.MP3
Category:Sunday Homilies -- posted at: 10:07am EDT

Saturday, July 12, 2008, at the Catholic Pastoral Center, Diocese of Springfield in Illinois.
Direct download: Advocates_1_of_4.MP3
Category:Sunday Homilies -- posted at: 10:06am EDT

You need to decide whether the homilist is conscious. After a week spent at Catholic HEART Workcamp, I was suffering from severe sleep deprivation. I seem to recall talking about CREATURELINESS. Believe me, I was feeling like a creature, not a creator.
Direct download: KML_2008-07-06_1015am.MP3
Category:Sunday Homilies -- posted at: 6:10pm EDT