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

The homilist was away the previous two weekends.  The process of conversion is the "narrow gate" for every Christian.  We consider conversion in the life of Pope Francis.

Direct download: KML_2013-08-25_800am.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:43pm CDT

"All is vanity" or "In the long run, everybody dies."  These are different ways of saying the same thing.  We must turn away from any activity which amounts to tearing down our barns to build larger ones.

Direct download: KML_2013-08-04_945am.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:41pm CDT

The challenge of prayer is that we must be absorbed in it, fulfilling the petition "Your will be done."

Direct download: KML_2013-07-28_800am.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:38pm CDT

Let's get away from stereotyping Martha and Mary, and instead consider that we need the qualities of both for living a full, rich life.

Direct download: KML_2013-07-21_800am.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:26pm CDT