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

Thanks to those who alerted me to the fact that I had been uploading silent audio files for the past couple of weeks.  The problem is not with the microphone battery or the microphone, so the recording device itself must be the problem.  I will be checking shortly with the manufacturer and I hope to have the homilies back before too long.
Category:Fr. Kevin's Blog -- posted at: 6:17pm CDT

Don't you get angry when people tell you how to feel?  I thought so.  It seems that Ezra is doing this very thing in the first reading.  Jesus, on the other hand, does not try to manipulate us.
Direct download: KML_2007-01-21.mp3
Category:Sunday Homilies -- posted at: 11:45am CDT

Marriage is a process of embracing the ordinary.  Our God calls us to discover how wonderful the ordinary is.
Direct download: KML_2007-01-14.mp3
Category:Sunday Homilies -- posted at: 11:37am CDT

I'm still sick, as you can hear.  Considering the word "epiphany" as meaning coming to a new insight or an "aha" moment.
Direct download: KML_2007-01-07.mp3
Category:Sunday Homilies -- posted at: 11:45am CDT

I have been sick for over a week -- hence the late upload.  The gist of my thoughts for the Holy Family is that we as a Church thought we had all the answers to what families are supposed to be.  We have been proven wrong. 
Direct download: KML_2006-12-31.mp3
Category:Sunday Homilies -- posted at: 2:18pm CDT