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:

The Podcasts

For the last time at Holy Cross, a summary of the strangeness of the Christian faith, and its power to shatter all distinctions among human beings.

Direct download: KML_2010-06-20_8am.MP3
Category:Sunday Homilies -- posted at: 1:32pm CDT

Walking in on the second act of "David and Bathsheba," as we do today, is proof that our appreciation of our worship depends on our taking time to be more familiar with the Bible.  The second reading and Gospel make abundantly clear the gratuitous nature of mercy, forgiveness, and salvation.

Direct download: KML_2010-06-13_8am.MP3
Category:Sunday Homilies -- posted at: 1:26pm CDT

When I tried to record this, I failed to turn it off until it had been recording for about four hours.  So here's a summary.  "Eating helps."  This was my discovery in the midst of the pain of facing up to a move.  The eternal priesthood of Jesus Christ keeps sustaining us.

Direct download: KML_2010-06-06_Summary.MP3
Category:Sunday Homilies -- posted at: 1:18pm CDT