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 notion of "industry" as a virtue must not obscure the simple fact that even our ability to work is the gift of God.

Direct download: KML_2014-11-16_800am.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:36pm CST

It's the cathedral of Rome and therefore the mother church of the world!  Popes Innocent III and Leo XIII are buried there.  Father Augustus Tolton of our diocese, a candidate for sainthood, was ordained there in 1886.

Direct download: KML_2014-11-09_800am.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:33pm CST

The homilist was away throughout the month of October.

Bear with the idea of a school having a mausoleum.

Direct download: KML_2014-11-02_800am.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:30pm CST

"Being a Christian" is not a static condition.  It's all about changing and growing.

Direct download: KML_2014-09-28_800am.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:28pm CST

The parable that everyone hates.

Direct download: KML_2014-09-21_800am.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:24pm CST

Crucifixion as an act of terror, and Jesus' embrace of his crucifixion as the dispelling of terror for his faithful people.

Direct download: KML_2014-09-14_800am.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:22pm CST

The often exhausting details of living in communion as God's people.

Direct download: KML_2014-09-07_800am.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:20pm CST

The second of two parts on leadership and all that's implied.

Direct download: KML_2014-08-31_800am.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:16pm CST

The first of two parts on leadership.

Direct download: KML_2014-08-24_800am.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:13pm CST

Humor is a form of communication.  We are challenged to hear the humorous banter between Jesus and this woman.

Direct download: KML_2014-08-17_800am.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:10pm CST