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

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I have received word that the Franklin Area Service Association meeting scheduled for this evening has been cancelled.

Category:general -- posted at: 1:23pm EDT

What are the qualities of the individuals who make up Christian communion?  They are people who are hungry, and who have learned what is worth being hungry for.

Direct download: KML_2011-01-30_800am.MP3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:21pm EDT

Today's readings suggest an emphasis on the concept of communion: the goal of all members of the Body of Christ; something achieved with difficulty; something far from complete.

Direct download: KML_2011-01-23_800am.MP3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:19pm EDT

My message changed a little bit because at this Mass I was particularly moved by the setting of Psalm 40, "Here I Am, Lord," by Rory Cooney.

Direct download: KML_2011-01-16_945am.MP3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:12pm EDT

Themes of Christmas are restated upon the inaugural of the ministry of Jesus.

Direct download: KML_2011-01-16_800am.MP3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:09pm EDT

I have decided to cancel the Mass and pastoral council meeting scheduled for this evening.  I am rescheduling the pastoral council meeting for Thursday, February 17, 2011, 7:00 pm, at the New Berlin office building.

Category:general -- posted at: 11:54am EDT

Given the worsening weather conditions, I have decided not to hold any of the scheduled liturgical ministers' training sessions this evening.

Category:general -- posted at: 12:48pm EDT

I have decided to cancel the 6:30 pm lector training at Waverly.  I will still do server training at 4:00 pm and SCAP training at 8:00 pm (both at New Berlin) for any who may come.

Category:general -- posted at: 10:11am EDT

Baptism is an immersion into all human concerns.  The baptism of Jesus is the promise to us (if his birth does not already signify this!) that, for the sake of our salvation, he does not shy away from any of the griefs of humankind.

Direct download: KML_2011-01-09_945am.MP3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:08am EDT

This was the Young Adult Mass in Springfield.  In this homily I mention my niece Erin, who is currently doing volunteer work in Guatemala.

Direct download: KML_2011-01-02_800pm.MP3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:59pm EDT