Latest Homily

by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
on Sunday 2/11/2018

Latest Theology on Tap

by CJ Grahn
on Thursday 1/25/2018

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 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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Sunday 2/4/2018
Audio Hope in the Good News by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Reflecting on the readings, Msgr. Holmes points out that Jesus did not come to take away all suffering, but to tell the good news of hope in a better life to come. As we ...
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Sunday 1/28/2018
Audio The Last Prophet by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes reflects on how Jesus was the last prophet. Everything God has ever wanted to reveal to us, He did in Christ. We have no need for other prophets.
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Thursday 1/25/2018
Audio From Fear to Hope: Working to Build a Culture of Life by CJ Grahn
In our world today we are bombarded with challenges that pressure us to live our lives "of the world" and contrary to how God intended. Our world seems to operate out of ...
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Sunday 1/21/2018
Audio Responding to the Lord's Call by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes points out that the disciples Andrew and Peter only followed call of the Lord after they got to know Him. The Ninevites only listened to Jonah and repented b...
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Sunday 1/14/2018
Audio Being in God's Presence by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Reflecting on the readings, Msgr. Holmes talks about how we must be in God's presence in order to listen to His voice.
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Sunday 1/7/2018
Audio Feast of the Epiphany by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes reflects on the Feast of the Epiphany, when Christ was made known to the world.
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Sunday 12/31/2017
Audio The Family and the Temple by Bishop Robert Morlino
Drawing on the readings of the day, Bishop Morlino emphasizes the importance of the relationships within a family, and that family's relationship to the Temple.
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Monday 12/25/2017
Audio A Savior Has Come by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes reflects on a new religion based on Artificial Intelligence, where the hope is that "we will be treated like pets, and it could be far worse than that." But ...
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Sunday 12/24/2017
Audio The Choice of God by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes draws on the readings of the day, showing how God chooses the small and meek to manifest His grace throughout the history of humanity.
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Thursday 12/7/2017
Audio Star Wars, Jedi Knights, and an Ancient Christian Monastery by Philip Kosloski
With the release of the latest Star Wars films, the ancient monastery atop Skellig Michael has enchanted the world with its beautiful vistas. It is an island with deep re...
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Sunday 12/3/2017
Audio Keep Watch by Bishop Robert Morlino
With the beginning of Advent, Bishop Morlino advises us to keep watch for Christ. We must live our lives anticipating His second coming and judgement. We must also be wat...
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Sunday 11/19/2017
Audio Bl. Solanus Casey by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes shares the story of Fr. Solanus Casey, who was recently beatified in Detroit, Michigan.
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Sunday 11/12/2017
Audio Wisdom through Faith by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes reflects on the themes of wisdom and death from the readings. Wisdom is popularly believed to come as we age, but it doesn't happen automatically - we must l...
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Sunday 11/5/2017
Audio Serving Others in Charity by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
On the Sunday of National Vocations Awareness Week, Msgr. Holmes reflects on the gospel and the state of the church today - where we only practice and preach the middle w...
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Wednesday 11/1/2017
Audio All Saint's Day by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes discusses the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation when Martin Luther posted his theses. But while Lutherans celebrate the reformation, Catholics reflect on ...
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Sunday 10/29/2017
Audio More than the Minimum by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes elaborates on his usual explanation to children of how confession works by talking about how holiness is far more than just doing the minimum required by Go...
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Sunday 10/22/2017
Audio Not of this Kingdom by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes uses Jesus' words from the Gospel reading to reflect on what does (and what does not) belong to this world.
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Sunday 10/15/2017
Audio Food is Love by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Drawing on the accounts of banquets from the readins, Msgr. Holmes points out the biblical parallels between food and love. In our Catholic theology, we, the Church, are ...
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Sunday 10/8/2017
Audio Pray and Don't Worry by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes reflects on St. Paul's words from the epistle, "Brothers and sisters, have no anxiety at all." We may feel surrounded by many causes for anxiety, but we must...
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