Latest Homily

14:36
by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
on Sunday 4/24/2016

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49:11
by Jeff Hoeben
on Thursday 3/31/2016

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 4/24/2016
14:36
Audio Heaven is a Communion by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes uses the second reading's vision of heaven as a city to contrast the communion of the Church with the individualism of contemporary American culture.
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Sunday 4/17/2016
16:22
Audio Good Shepherd Sunday by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes uses the story of St. Paul in the second reading to emphasize praying for vocations - especially to the priesthood - on Good Shepherd Sunday. 
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Sunday 4/3/2016
8:29
Audio The Mind of Christ by Bishop Robert Morlino
Bishop Morlino uses the Gospel passage "Blessed are they who have not seen yet believe" to reflect on how our culture emphasizes science and observation while virtually i...
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Thursday 3/31/2016
49:11
Audio The Opportunity of Suffering: Being Open To God's Will by Jeff Hoeben
We must all carry our crosses, sometimes they seem large, and others seem small. Within each struggle, there is an opportunity for growth and knowledge. There is opportun...
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Saturday 3/26/2016
10:04
Audio You have put on Christ by Bishop Robert Morlino
At the Easter Vigil, Bishop Morlino points out that, in a sense, the baptized are a greater sign of the Resurrection than the Easter Candle - because, unlike the candle, ...
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Friday 3/25/2016
14:11
Audio True Mercy Serves Justice by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes reflects on Mercy this Good Friday. The death of Jesus on the cross certainly showed mercy for us. But where was the mercy for Jesus? Real mercy vindicates j...
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Thursday 3/24/2016
15:06
Audio Holy Thursday by Bishop Robert Morlino
On Holy Thursday, Bishop Morlino reflects on the Eucharist and on priesthood. The Eucharist makes present the sacrifice of Christ on the Cross - not the merely a remembr...
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Sunday 3/20/2016
7:44
Audio Jesus looked at Peter by Bishop Robert Morlino
Bishop Morlino reflects on the phrase from today's Gospel reading, "Jesus looked at Peter." Jesus' glance is a story in itself. It is why Peter wept bitterly - he knew he...
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Sunday 3/13/2016
12:27
Audio New Life in Christ by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes reflects on the first reading about the Exodus - in particular, the line "Remember not the events of the past, the things of long ago consider not; see, I am...
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Sunday 3/6/2016
7:25
Audio There is never Joy without Gratitude by Bishop Robert Morlino
Bishop Morlino uses the parable of the Prodigal Son to emphasize that we can only be truly joyful when we are filled with gratitude.
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Sunday 2/14/2016
12:36
Audio Temptations against Natural Law by Bishop Robert Morlino
Bishop Morlino reflects on the life of Justice Scalia and exhorts us to fight the temptations against the natural law in our society today.
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Sunday 2/7/2016
17:17
Audio The Spiritual and Corporal Works of Mercy (part 4) 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 1/31/2016
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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