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

Are we like goats?  We make a lot of noise, and we will eat anything.

Direct download: KML_2020-11-22_830am.mp3
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The word "talent" presents difficulties, since it seems to refer to performance.  Our God in fact wants us to go deeper than performance and recognize essential qualities which are not easily subject to observation.

Direct download: KML_2020-11-15_830am.mp3
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"Stay awake!"  In fact, the point of the parable is the exercise of forethought, as opposed to vigilance.

Direct download: KML_2020-11-08_830am.mp3
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On sainthood as a process.

Direct download: KML_2020-11-01_830am.mp3
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The great commandments.

Direct download: KML_2020-10-25_830am.mp3
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Every twelve years: "Caesar's Coin" just before a presidential election.

Direct download: KML_2020-10-18_830am.mp3
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More perversity.

Direct download: KML_2020-10-11_830am.mp3
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Perversity -- and a tribute to Joaquin Lavado (Quino), noted for his comic strip "Mafalda."

Direct download: KML_2020-10-04_830am.mp3
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Of Brownies and brownie points.

Direct download: KML_2020-09-27_830am.mp3
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"The parable that everybody hates": proof that Jesus intended his parables to be provocative.

Direct download: KML_2020-09-20_830am.mp3
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The parable of the unforgiving debtor: Do we get it?

Direct download: KML_2020-09-13_830am.mp3
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