Latest Homily

by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
on Sunday 11/22/2015

Latest Theology on Tap

by Michael Kwas
on Thursday 7/30/2015

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 11/22/2015
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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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Thursday 4/23/2015
Audio Can a 21st Century Person Really Believe in the Resurrection of Jesus? by Marc Laudonio
The claim that Jesus of Nazareth died and rose again is at the very center of the Christian faith. In our own time, however, many have called into question whether or not...
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Sunday 4/19/2015
Audio Giving Witness to the Lord by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes ties together the Gospel and the first reading from Acts, reflecting on how the Apostles gave witness to the risen Lord, and how we can do likewise.
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Sunday 4/5/2015
Audio Combat Stupendous by Bishop Robert Morlino
On Easter Sunday morning, Bishop Morlino reflects on words from the hymn before the Gospel (Victimae Paschali Laudes): Death and life have contended,in that combat stupe...
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Friday 4/3/2015
Audio The Mercy of God by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
On Good Friday, Msgr. Holmes discusses the Mercy of God. Beyond the mercy of alleviating temporal suffering due to sin (which Jesus did provide through His miracles), thr...
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Sunday 2/22/2015
Audio Into the Desert by Bishop Robert Morlino
Bishop Morlino points out that, like Jesus, when we are driven out into the desert, we choose between gratitude for the gifts we have but take for granted, or greed for t...
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Sunday 2/15/2015
Audio Outside the Camp by Bishop Robert Morlino
In his homily at the Mass of installation of a member of the Society of Jesus Christ the Priest as Lector and Acolyte, Bishop Morlino reflects on what it means to live o...
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Sunday 2/8/2015
Audio Apart from God, we can do nothing by Bishop Robert Morlino
Drawing from the story of Job, Bishop Morlino reminds us that we should be grateful to God for His blessings, instead of whining about what we don't have. Apart from God,...
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Sunday 2/1/2015
Audio He Spoke With Authority by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes discusses the authority with which Jesus taught and proclaimed the Word. His miracles were evidence of his divine authority. We too can speak with authority ...
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Thursday 1/22/2015
Audio How a Protestant Physician became Catholic and heard God's Call to Become a Priest by Dr. Clint Olson
What draws people to Catholicism? Why would someone become Catholicand leave their medical career to become a priest? Hear Clint Olson share his story of how an encounter...
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Sunday 1/18/2015
Audio A Relationship with the Lord by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes, reflects on the Gospel reading, in which two disciples are invited by Jesus to get to know Him. We must all understand our faith as a relationship with Chri...
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Thursday 1/1/2015
Audio The Feast of Mary, the Mother of God by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Reflecting on the feast of Mary, the Mother of God, Msgr. Holmes discusses the mystery of the incarnation and the divine and human natures of the person of Jesus.
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