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:

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1 Kgs 19: 9a. 11-13a/ Ps 85: 9. 10. 11-12. 13-14/ Rom 9: 1-5/ Mt 14: 22-33

On the basis of the readings above, I worked in a commentary on yesterday's events in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Direct download: KML_2017-08-13_1030am.mp3
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We must learn to trust our own religious experience, which includes accepting the testimony of Peter and others in the history of the People of God.

Direct download: KML_2017-08-06_1030am.mp3
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Another version of the previous Sunday homily.

Direct download: KML_2017-07-30_1030am.mp3
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Wisdom is not the same as shrewdness.  Wisdom calls us to take in realities beyond our own self-interest.

Direct download: KML_2017-07-30_830am.mp3
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