Sunday Homilies

from Father Kevin Laughery, Troy St. Jerome and St. Jacob St. James Parishes, Diocese of Springfield in Illinois. Note: 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: 9:32am CST

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: 9:09am CST

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: 9:09am CST

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: 9:08am CST

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: 9:07am CST

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: 9:06am CST