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19:35
by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
on Sunday 1/31/2016

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59:34
by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
on Thursday 1/28/2016

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 1/31/2016
19:35
Audio The Spiritual and Corporal Works of Mercy (part 3) by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Prior to Lent in the Year of Mercy, Msgr. Holmes is taking several weeks to discuss the Spiritual and Corporal Works of Mercy, and to encourage us to choose one of these ...
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Thursday 1/28/2016
59:34
Audio Are Catholics Allowed to Think? by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes discusses the Intellectual Tradition of the Catholic Faith. Is the Catholic Church based on blind obedience, or are Catholics allowed to think? Does religion...
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Sunday 1/17/2016
18:19
Audio The Spiritual and Corporal Works of Mercy (part 1) by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Prior to Lent in the Year of Mercy, Msgr. Holmes is taking several weeks to discuss the Spiritual and Corporal Works of Mercy, and to encourage us to choose one of these ...
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Sunday 1/10/2016
10:42
Audio The Baptism of the Lord by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
On the Feast of the Baptism of the Lord, Msgr. Holmes reflects on Jesus' miracles in the context of the Year of Mercy. There are two aspects to the Year of Mercy. Firstly...
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Sunday 1/3/2016
10:54
Audio Jesus Christ, the Face of Mercy by Bishop Robert Morlino
Bishop Morlino reflects on the Gospel reading about King Herod and the Magi through the lens of Mercy. Mercilessness, jealousy, and lies are abundant in our world - but l...
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Friday 12/25/2015
12:53
Audio A Savior is Born by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes draws on the life of St. Faustina, a time under regimes without mercy. He discusses our own times which can also be a world without mercy, encouraging us to ...
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Sunday 12/20/2015
8:03
Audio Priesthood of Christ by Bishop Robert Morlino
Bishop Morlino reflects on how central the Priesthood is to Christmas and identifying the Virgin Mary as the Mother of Priests.
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Sunday 12/13/2015
10:14
Audio Doors of Mercy by Bishop Robert Morlino
Bishop Morlino explains the requirements to receive a plenary indulgence by entering through the Holy Doors at St. Patrick's and Holy Redeemer. He also exhorts us to trea...
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Sunday 12/6/2015
9:50
Audio Waiting for Mercy by Bishop Robert Morlino
Bishop Morlino uses the Advent theme of waiting to reflect on humility, repentance, and mercy. Conversion and repentance take time - we must wait for God's mercy to take ...
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Thursday 12/3/2015
34:32
Audio Why Christianity? A Catholic Looks at Hinduism by Rakhi McCormick
As this series continues, we explore the relationship between Hinduism and Catholicism through the lens of a convert's experience. From her childhood years growing up Hin...
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Sunday 11/29/2015
13:16
Audio The Roaring Sea by Bishop Robert Morlino
Bishop Morlino talks about how the stormy sea is an image for the confusion and disorder of humanity that leads to turmoil and war. But he reminds us that Advent is the s...
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Sunday 11/22/2015
20:17
Audio King of the World by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes draws on the second reading from Revelation, describing the Lord as a Faithful Witness, First Born of the Dead, and Ruler of the Kings of the Earth. 
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Sunday 11/8/2015
16:27
Audio A Widow's Offering by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Mgsr. Holmes draws on the first reading and the gospel, reflecting how in both instances a widow is asked to give all the she has for the Lord. He then invites all of us ...
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Sunday 10/25/2015
16:48
Audio "Have pity on me" by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Reflecting on the story of Bartimaeus calling out to Jesus Christ, Msgr. Holmes explains how Christ waits for us to call out to Him with our deepest needs, rather than Ch...
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Sunday 10/18/2015
20:27
Audio Grace in Suffering by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
After the recent visit of the relics of St. Maria Goretti to Madison, Msgr. Holmes connects the theme of suffering from the readings to this young Italian saint's sufferi...
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Sunday 10/11/2015
10:58
Audio Wealth and Poverty by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes reflects on the dangers of both wealth and poverty and explains that the only way to the Kingdom of Heaven is to follow our own personal call from God.
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Sunday 10/4/2015
13:36
Audio Joy of the Christian Home by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
After hearing testimonials from students at St. Paul's Catholic University Center, Msgr. Holmes exhorts all Christians to foster a home of joy and of caring for one anoth...
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Thursday 7/30/2015
1:23:50
Audio Beauty, Being, and Grapes: Reflections on Wine and Catholicity by Michael Kwas
Michael Kwas shares his experiences with wine, faith, and philosophy. He touches on themes such as beauty, being, substance, nature, and place and also explores more prac...
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Sunday 6/7/2015
6:57
Audio Feast of Corpus Christi by Bishop Robert Morlino
On the Feast of Corpus Christ, Bishop Morlino reflects on how Jesus walks with us through our daily lives in the Real Presence of the Eucharist.
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Thursday 5/28/2015
1:05:49
Audio Why Christianity? A Catholic Looks at Buddhism by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
This is the second in a series of talks that dialogue with other religious traditions and perspectives. Each "Why Christianity' talk seeks to identify similarities and di...
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