Latest Homily

by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
on Sunday 1/22/2017

Latest Theology on Tap

by Paul Matenaer
on Thursday 12/1/2016

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 1/22/2017
Audio The Light of the Gospel by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes unfolds the politics in the Holy Land during biblical times, encouraging us that the darkness and gloom that may be present in our lives should not make us d...
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Sunday 1/15/2017
Audio Servants of the Lord by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes reflects on the Baptism of the Lord. During his public life, Jesus did not baptize - neither with water nor with the Holy Spirit. But at the Ascension, He co...
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Sunday 1/8/2017
Audio Feast of the Epiphany by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes shares a modern Epiphany story: how a student from China recently came to UW-Madison and was brought into the Church. Often the spread of Christianity happen...
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Sunday 1/1/2017
Audio The Greatest of All the Saints by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
The Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God is rooted in the divinity and humanity of Jesus Christ which was celebrated 8 days before on Christmas. Msgr. Holmes explains that be...
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Sunday 12/25/2016
Audio The True Presence at Christmas by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes connects the True Presence of the Eucharist with Christ's incarnation at Christmas, so that as He comes to dwell in and with us, we may have the opportunity ...
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Sunday 12/25/2016
Audio Unveiling the Mystery of Christmas by Bishop Robert Morlino
Just as a veil draws us into the mystery of the sacredness hidden beneath it, Bishop Morlino encourages us to seek silence this Christmas to truly discover the mystery of...
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Sunday 12/18/2016
Audio Faith is Obedience by Bishop Robert Morlino
Bishop Morlino uses the Gospel reading to point out how St. Joseph and Mary were both obedient to the Holy Spirit - they had the obedience of faith. God is with us (Emman...
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Sunday 12/11/2016
Audio Blessed is the one who takes no offense at me by Bishop Robert Morlino
Bishop Morlino talks about why people should not take offense at the Church, the Body of Christ, even though it is made up of flawed people. We must be patient and not co...
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Sunday 12/4/2016
Audio Peaceful Conversion by Bishop Robert Morlino
Bishop Morlino uses the surprise of the election results to comment on the lives of St. John the Baptist and our Blessed Mother, and how the way they lived their lives ch...
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Thursday 12/1/2016
Audio Stranger Catholic Things by Paul Matenaer
The Catholic Church is more than a little peculiar, and it's history is filled with some truly bizarre people, places, and events. From the office of devil's advocate to ...
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Sunday 11/6/2016
Audio The Final Resurrection by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes uses the first reading from Maccabbees and the Catechsim of the Catholic Church to reflect on the end times, when the Cross will precede the Resurrection onc...
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Thursday 10/27/2016
Audio Why Christianity? A Catholic Looks at Judaism by Dr. Aharon Zorea
As the "Why Christianity" series continues, Dr. Zorea explores the relationship between Judaism and Catholicism through the lens of a convert. From his childhood years gr...
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Sunday 10/23/2016
Audio Doing Our Share (Part 2) by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes continues talking about the financial state of the Cathedral Parish, elaborating on the specific request of each parishoner going forward. He also encourages...
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Sunday 10/16/2016
Audio Doing Our Share (Part 1) by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes begins talking about the financial state of the Cathedral Parish, with the homilies the next two weeks detailing the needs of each parishoner. He explains th...
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Sunday 10/9/2016
Audio Facing the East by Bishop Robert Morlino
Bishop Morlino discusses marriage as a sign of the eternal nature of the soul. We are destined for Heaven, and we cannot find it here on Earth.
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Sunday 10/2/2016
Audio The Vision Will Not Disappoint by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Respect Life Sunday and the first reading encourages us to persist in prayer and faith that the vision of life and peace on earth will come in God's time. In the Gospel, ...
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Thursday 9/29/2016
Audio The Paradoxical Path to Happiness by Michael Wagner
Today in the United States we experience greater material abundance and greater freedom of choice than was experienced by our parents, grandparents or great-grandparents;...
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Sunday 9/25/2016
Audio The Charitable Life by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Using the needs of Madison, Catholic Charities, and the St. Vincent de Paul Society as examples, Msgr. Holmes explains the need for each Christian to live a life of chari...
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Sunday 9/18/2016
Audio Lies of Convenience by Bishop Robert Morlino
Bishop Morlino exhorts us to overcome the lies of our current culture and to seek holiness with enthusiasm and zealousness.
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Sunday 9/11/2016
Audio Hopeful Conversion by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes draws on the example of the conversion of St. Paul to inspire hope in the wake of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, and shares a story of Bishop Wirz that "God doe...
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