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by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
on Sunday 4/16/2017

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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 4/16/2017
Audio Christian Hope by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Monsignor Holmes shares how the most important moment in world happens unwitnessed at the first light of day - the Resurrection. And because of this moment, our hope must...
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Saturday 4/15/2017
Audio Death in Baptism, Life in Christ by Bishop Robert Morlino
Bishop Morlino explains how Baptism involves a real death with every sin forgiven, as well as a new life with the Lord in the Resurrection. 
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Friday 4/14/2017
Audio To Suffer with Love by Fr. Eric Nielsen
Fr. Eric Nielsen explains how the suffering that we experience in life should be viewed as a gift coming from a loving Father. He encourages us to not look at why we are ...
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Thursday 4/13/2017
Audio Apostolic Boldness by Bishop Robert Morlino
On the feast of Holy Thursday, Bishop Morlino explains how when the Eucharist is received in faith, it causes an explosion of good in each person and in creation. He also...
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Sunday 4/9/2017
Audio A Silent Holy Week by Bishop Robert Morlino
Bishop Morlino reflects on the Christmas Hymn, "Silent Night," contrasting it with the violence and hatred of the Lord's passion. He encourages us to return to silence th...
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Sunday 3/26/2017
Audio Stepping into the Light by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes connects the themes from the Gospel and Plato's the Allegory of the Cave to discourage us from being distracted by the shadows of the world, and instead to s...
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Thursday 3/23/2017
Audio Jesus of Nazareth - is there historical evidence of His life, death, and Resurrection? by Geoffrey Ludvik
“Who do you say that I am?”  This quote from Jesus recorded in the Gospels is in many ways the central question of history. But a similarly vital question is: Did th...
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Sunday 3/12/2017
Audio Pure Spiritual Sight by Bishop Robert Morlino
Bishop Morlino encourages us to use the Transfiguration as the focus of our life and to use the Son to light our path through each day.
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Sunday 3/5/2017
Audio Supernatural Faith by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
"Do I believe that through the obedience to the Lord Jesus, the world has been changed?" Msgr. Holmes asks us to reflect on our own faith in light of this question - is o...
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Sunday 2/26/2017
Audio The Lord is Faithful by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Reflecting on Bishop Morlino's comments at the recent meeting of the Diocesan Presbyteral Council, Msgr. Holmes discusses some of the confusion in the world regarding Pop...
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Thursday 2/23/2017
Audio Being a Steward of Our Life in the Modernized World by Justin Bangert
These days our technologically modernized society bombards us with various distractions and temptations that can mislead or at least re-direct us away from the path that ...
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Sunday 2/19/2017
Audio The Meaning of "Holy" by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. discusses the meaning of "Holy" as it relates to the Old Testament, where God is apart from us and "holy" is an action of virtue, to the New Testament where "holy" ...
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Sunday 2/12/2017
Audio The Weight of Freedom by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes relates at how heavy freedom can feel at times - the freedom to choose good over evil and the choice to choose the path of Christ over the bare minimum of th...
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Saturday 2/11/2017
Audio Consecration of a Virgin Living in the World by Bishop Robert Morlino
Bishop Morlino speaks to Karen Paschke, a Cathedral Parish Member, just moments before she consecrates herself as a Virgin Living in the World. He speaks about how her li...
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Sunday 2/5/2017
Audio World Day of Consecrated Life by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Reflecting on the World Day of Consecrated Life, Msgr. Holmes points out that even if we ourselves may not be a consecrated religious, we are all called to be the Light ...
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Sunday 1/29/2017
Audio A Humble Remnant by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes reflects on the first beatitude, explaining the true disposition of humility in the human heart. He exhorts us to be the lowly and poor in spirit of this wor...
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Thursday 1/26/2017
Audio Love is Your First Gift by Gayle Westfahl
Poverty is a complex topic and the need overwhelming.  Real answers for how to serve those in need are not always the quick and obvious ones.  How can we be of greatest...
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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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