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

Are we to be concerned about who enters a place of worship and what they pray for?  God can sort out the sincere from the specious.  We accept the discipline of prayer as a process of laying bare our soul, and healing it.

Direct download: KML_2013-10-27_800am.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:26pm EDT

With comedy, Jesus makes the point: If scoundrels can come around to doing what is right, why should we worry about God providing for us?

Direct download: KML_2013-10-20_800am.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:23pm EDT

Wonder and awe lead to thanksgiving and an awareness that the source of our being knows no barriers or borders.

Direct download: KML_2013-10-13_800am.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:17pm EDT

"Peace, love, Bombers!"  Whatever our slogan, we need to write it large so speedy people can read it.  The vision still has its time -- faith lived out is steadiness and consistency in meeting the tough challenges.

Direct download: KML_2013-10-06_800am.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:04pm EDT

Are our personal energies directed toward establishing a "force field" to shield us from what we think will sadden us?  Better to drop the force field and be energized through relationship.

Direct download: KML_2013-09-29_800am.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:23pm EDT

Pope Francis consistently proclaims the power of God's mercy.  We are recipients of this gift, which puts us in a position to exercise initiative in response to the healing which comes from God.

Direct download: KML_2013-09-22_800am.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:20pm EDT

The great parable of Luke 15 is our context for considering the element of ignorance which is to be found in sin, and how mercy brings us out of ignorance.

Direct download: KML_2013-09-15_800am.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:14pm EDT

In the midst of anxiety about the Syria situation, we consider what it means to live in this world with requisite presence of mind.

Direct download: KML_2013-09-08_800am.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:11pm EDT

Jesus teaching table manners?  Isn't our faith about something deeper?  For sure!  Consider what he has to say about whom we invite to the table.

Direct download: KML_2013-09-01_800am.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:09pm EDT