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

Recorded in Auburn. A look at leadership through the life and death of Brother Roger Schutz of the Taize ecumenical monastic community in France.
Direct download: KML_2005-08-21.mp3
Category:Sunday Homilies -- posted at: 9:00am CDT

Recorded in Auburn at 7:50 am Sunday. The selection of readings steers us toward a consideration of "who are foreigners?" and "who are God's people?" This is a common and very important theme in the Scriptures. I seek to expand beyond the idea of "nationality" and think of other ways in which we needlessly divide people up.
Direct download: KML_2005-08-14.mp3
Category:Sunday Homilies -- posted at: 8:33am CDT

Recorded in Waverly on Saturday. I had some difficulty in turning off my recording device, so the Gospel and homily are in fact much briefer than this recording.
Direct download: KML_2005-08-07.mp3
Category:Sunday Homilies -- posted at: 8:40am CDT

Recorded in the Waverly basement. This is my introductory summary of the challenges facing us in having priests for parishes.
Direct download: Parish_Arrangements_2005-07-31_copy_1.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:16am CDT