Latest Homily

by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
on Sunday 6/24/2018

Latest Theology on Tap

by Fr. Mark Miller
on Thursday 5/24/2018

Media Archive

Welcome to Media Archive of the Cathedral Parish. Many Catholic talks and events in downtown Madison are being recorded and put on this website. You can browse and search recent talks below, or subscribe to future recordings via RSS or Podcast.

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Sunday 6/24/2018
Audio The Birth of St. John the Baptist by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
On the solemnity of the birth of St. John the Baptist, Msgr. Holmes reflects on how John prepared the world for the coming of Jesus. The Gospel reading gives the account ...
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Sunday 6/17/2018
Audio The Power of Life by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Much like a farmer cannot cause a seed to sprout and a doctor cannot cause a broken bone to heal, the power of life is within God's creation. We are not in control of cre...
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Sunday 6/10/2018
Audio Freedom from the Fall by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes contrasts the life and message of Adam in the Old Testament and Paul in the New Testament, bringing to life the battle between good and evil in the world tho...
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Sunday 6/3/2018
Audio The Feast of Corpus Christi by Bishop Robert Morlino
Bishop Morlino draws a parallel between the Eucharistic Procession on the feast of Corpus Christi and Jesus walking with us through the journey of our lives.
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Sunday 5/27/2018
Audio The Embrace of the Trinity by Deacon Steve Brunner
Newly-ordained Deacon Steve Brunner compares the architectural design of St. Peter's square in Rome to the embracing arms of the triune God. We can likewise be God's embr...
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Thursday 5/24/2018
Audio From Preacher's Son to Catholic Priest by Fr. Mark Miller
Fr. Mark Miller will share the story that lead him from a Lutheran church in a tiny Wisconsin farm town to the city of Rome and back. He'll cover his conversion, making h...
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Sunday 5/13/2018
Audio Feast of the Ascension by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
On the feast of the Ascension, Msgr. Holmes reflects on how sin is actually a lack of freedom. Addictions, lying, resenting others.. these are all examples of how sin act...
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Sunday 5/6/2018
Audio As the Father Loves Me, So I Also Love You by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Jesus loves us as his Father loves him - an infinite, perfect love. Because God loves us, he gave us commandments, not as a punishment, but as a path to joy.
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Sunday 4/29/2018
Audio The Vine and the Branches by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
As branches of the Vine, we are truly dependent on God. He prunes us to concentrate His life in us and produce abundant fruit in us. 
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Sunday 4/22/2018
Audio Good Shepherd Sunday by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes reflects on the mystery of how we are the sheep of the Good Shepherd - and even more intimately, we are children of God. But best of all, we share in the div...
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Sunday 4/8/2018
Audio Divine Mercy Sunday by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
On Divine Mercy Sunday, Msgr. Holmes shares the story of St. Faustina who grew up in Poland in the 1930s. He encourages us to reflect on the inifinite mercy of God, and t...
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Sunday 4/1/2018
Audio The Empty Tomb by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes reflects on how there were no witnesses of the Resurrection like there had been to the Crucifixion of our Lord, but that the early Apostles had to take the R...
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Saturday 3/31/2018
Audio Darkness of Reason and Indecision by Bishop Robert Morlino
During the Easter Vigil, Bishop Morlino warns of the danger of self-sufficiency and feeling worthy in this life. He encourages all to fight against indecisiveness, to tak...
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Friday 3/30/2018
Audio An Isolated Dungeon by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes reflects on his recent pilgrimage to the Holy Land, visiting many of the Holy Sites surrounding the Passion of the Lord. One site in particular, the dungeon ...
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Sunday 3/25/2018
Audio Defenseless before God by Bishop Robert Morlino
Bishop Morlino reflects on how, unlike Peter and Pilate, Jesus did not defend himself before God. He did not play to the crowds. Being defenseless teaches us obedience to...
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Thursday 3/22/2018
Audio Hello? God is calling. How do I answer? by Fr. Greg Ihm
How do I know if I’m following the Lord’s plan for my life?  Jesus Christ was sent to make known and present the good news of the Kingdom of God and He has invited u...
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Sunday 3/11/2018
Audio Transforming Light by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
From the beautiful passage in John 3:16, we must not look at that as God is perfectly pleased with the world, but to be the Savior of the world. This Light is not imposed...
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Thursday 2/22/2018
Audio Holiness for the Everyman by Andy Luksik
Holiness is about growing closer to God in all parts of our lives. This involves our mental, emotional, physical, and spiritual parts. Jesus was the perfect example of ho...
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Sunday 2/18/2018
Audio A Lenten Wake-Up Call by Bishop Robert Morlino
Bishop Morlino reflects on the sadness from the recent school shooting, encouraging us to "wake up" to the work of the devil and pure evil in the world.
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Sunday 2/11/2018
Audio Imitators of Christ by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes reflects on our Lenten practices of prayer, fasting, and almsgiving. By these habits, we imitate Christ, who prayed and fasted in the desert after His baptis...
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