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

On my tenth anniversary in Divernon and Auburn, a consideration of the fact that we would like God and his people to respond to us with mercy rather than harshness.

Direct download: KML_2010-03-21_8am.MP3
Category:Sunday Homilies -- posted at: 9:46am CDT

We say we see.  Do we have insight as well as sight?

Direct download: KML_2010-03-14_1015am.MP3
Category:Sunday Homilies -- posted at: 9:44am CDT

Grow or die.  Bear fruit or be rejected.  We know that our God is not the rejecting type; nevertheless, we need to be attentive to the spiritual imperative before each of us.

Direct download: KML_2010-03-07_8am.MP3
Category:Sunday Homilies -- posted at: 9:41am CDT

It is difficult for us to hold in our minds any thought which would embrace the wholeness of any person.  We use mental shorthand and categorize people into "like us" and "not like us."  The transfiguration of Jesus is a response to the tremendous difficulty the disciples would undergo when it seemed to them that their master was utterly isolated from all human society.

Direct download: KML_2010-02-28_8am.MP3
Category:Sunday Homilies -- posted at: 12:39pm CDT