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

Law is not going away.  In fact, we need to develop a proper appreciation of law in its role of advancing human society.  As Christians we evaluate law in terms of its function of bringing people to "think together" for the common good.

Direct download: KML_2012-09-02_800am.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:52pm CST

A lengthy consideration of atheism and "Lord, to whom can we go?"

Direct download: KML_2012-08-26_800am.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:47pm CST

Have the troubles of life made our "taste," our "palate," more mature?  We might be ready for the Bread of Life.

Direct download: KML_2012-08-19_800am.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:30pm CST

The gift of the Son of God to us is an utterly personal gift, given at an incalculable cost.

Direct download: KML_2012-08-12_800am.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:21pm CST

Welcome to the Olympics of Bread!

Direct download: KML_2012-08-05_800am.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:12pm CST

The homilist was away the last two Sundays.  Our need to move out of a "care" model of living our faith and into a sense of discipleship.

Direct download: KML_2012-07-29_800am.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:08pm CST

Why do we suppose that nothing worthy can come from where we're from?  Our reliance upon the strength of God allows us to see ourselves realistically: as suffering the "thorn in the flesh" and reliant upon our God for power to love.

Direct download: KML_2012-07-08_800am.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:04pm CST