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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The resurrection of Jesus, and the outpouring of the Holy Spirit, create community.  The first letter of Peter proclaims our new birth in baptism.  Birth means we belong to someone.  We eagerly claim our relationship to the crucified and risen one.
Direct download: KML_2008-03-30_8am.mp3
Category:Sunday Homilies -- posted at: 10:46am CDT

Resurrection is real; we just have a hard time perceiving it.  Resurrection, in fact, is a challenge held out to us.  Do we accept the challenge?  Do we submit to the dying that is necessary if we are to rise?
Direct download: KML_2008-03-22_830pm.mp3
Category:Sunday Homilies -- posted at: 10:43am CDT

"What is truth?"  Pilate doesn't know.  Pilate very likely doesn't want to know.  Truth includes an acknowledgment of human suffering.  Jesus in his death does this very thing.

Direct download: KML_2008-03-21_7pm.mp3
Category:Sunday Homilies -- posted at: 10:41am CDT