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

I think this is the first time I ever got an "Awww..." over something I said in a homily.  And on Trinity Sunday?!?

Direct download: KML_2016-05-22_945am.mp3
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Our existence in the flesh is good.  Spirit supplies what we need when flesh can go no further.

Direct download: KML_2016-05-15_800am.mp3
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Let us be especially aware of the description, from Hebrews, of Jesus entering the heavenly sanctuary, and know that his gift of self is utterly personal.

Direct download: KML_2016-05-08_800am.mp3
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Borrowing from the Seventh Sunday of Easter, we read Jesus' aspiration "that all may be one" and consider, in light of the first reading, that unity is achieved and maintained painstakingly.

Direct download: KML_2016-05-01_800am.mp3
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On love as feeling and as virtue.

Direct download: KML_2016-04-24_800am.mp3
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From day to day, as in the case of the Apostles, it may seem that few are being gathered in.  We hold before us the image of the "multitude" of the Book of Revelation.

Direct download: KML_2016-04-17_800am.mp3
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Love itself can be uncomfortable.  Just ask Peter.

Direct download: KML_2016-04-10_800am.mp3
Category: -- posted at: 5:11pm CDT