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

A parish adult-education event on the importance of understanding ourselves as feeling people and allowing the power of anger, fear and love to make us the persons we want to be.

Direct download: Power_of_Feelings.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:51pm CST

A parish adult-education event on Christianity and its relation to the other four most prominent religions: Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism, Islam.

Direct download: World_Religions.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:48pm CST

We will not prevent God from using us for his purposes, even if that means we end up becoming, like Jonah, an example of how not to be a prophet or disciple.

Direct download: KML_2012-01-22_800am.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:43pm CST

God's call of all the faithful to holiness is not otherworldly.  We need to be aware of the call being worked out in the social situation in which we find ourselves.

Direct download: KML_2012-01-15_800am.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:40pm CST