Latest Homily

by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
on Sunday 10/15/2017

Latest Theology on Tap

by Fr. Tafadzwa Kushamba
on Thursday 9/28/2017

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 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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Sunday 10/1/2017
Audio Fairness and Mercy by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes points out that we should never say "God is not being fair with me." God is far, far more than fair to us. We are blessed with the generous mercy of God, and...
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Thursday 9/28/2017
Audio The Church in Africa by Fr. Tafadzwa Kushamba
Did you know that three of the first popes were from Africa? Or that the Church is growing faster in Africa than anywhere else in the world? Or that the Catholic Church h...
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Sunday 9/17/2017
Audio Doing God's Work by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes gives a short reflection on the Gospel reading about the man whose debt was forgiven. It is a privilege to cooperate with God and do his work!
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Sunday 9/10/2017
Audio Fraternal Correction by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes uses the readings to explain fraternal correction - the practice of confronting someone with love. He then invites regular visitors to consider joining and s...
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Sunday 9/3/2017
Audio Transformed in Christ by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes talks about how today, as in the time of Jesus and the early Church, many people harbor violent hatred against Christians. So we must follow St. Paul's instr...
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Sunday 8/27/2017
Audio Infallibility and Humility by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Continuing on last week's theme of humility, Msgr. Holmes talks about being intellectually humble. In the epistle, St. Paul says Oh, the depth of the riches and wisdom a...
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Thursday 8/24/2017
Audio Into the Longing: Life Beyond the LGTBQ Paradigm by Anna Carter
As human beings, we all experience crosses we didn't choose. For Catholics experiencing same-sex desires, there is a tension between a cultural celebration and Catholic c...
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Sunday 8/20/2017
Audio Faith and Humility by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes points out the humility of the Canaanite woman who asked Jesus to heal her child. In today's culture, with all the resources we have, it may seem we are less...
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Sunday 8/13/2017
Audio God's Creation by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes reflects on the fact that the upcoming eclipse will coincide with the vigil for the Coronation of our Blessed Mother during the 100th anniversary of the appa...
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Sunday 8/6/2017
Audio The Splendor of Truth by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
On this feast of the Transfiguration, Msgr. Holmes challenges us to not just live by the rules, trying to stay above the moral line. Rather, he encourages us to allow our...
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Sunday 7/30/2017
Audio The Power of Silence by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes reflects on his recent vacation where he read a book titled "The Power of Silence" by Cardinal Sarah. He encourages us to take time to reflect on our life ex...
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Sunday 7/9/2017
Audio Hunger for Meekness by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
St. Thomas Aquinas helps us unravel a word mentioned twice in todays readings, meekness, as a virtue that controls anger. Msgr. Holmes talks more about our natural respon...
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Sunday 7/2/2017
Audio The Christian Allegiance by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes draws on Bishop Morlino's homily at the recent priestly ordinations, reminding us that no human allegiance comes before the Lord Jesus Christ. 
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Sunday 6/25/2017
Audio Fortnight for Freedom by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
With July 4th drawing near, Msgr. Holmes discusses the U.S. Bishops' Fortnight for Freedom, a two-week period of prayer for religious liberty in our country. He contrasts...
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Sunday 6/18/2017
Audio A Reverent Procession by Bishop Robert Morlino
On the Feast of Corpus Christi, Bishop Morlino connects the common saying of the Father of the family being "the breadwinner" with God the Father offering His Son as the ...
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Sunday 6/11/2017
Audio Feast of the Most Holy Trinity by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes talks about the Trinity, and how members of other religions which do not acknowledge the Trinity lose the understanding of Heaven that we Catholics have - an...
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Sunday 6/4/2017
Audio The Feast of Pentecost by Bishop Robert Morlino
On the feast of Pentecost, Bishop Morlino speaks to a group of young men and women about to be confirmed. The Holy Spirit gives us the strength to not only survive the to...
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Sunday 5/28/2017
Audio The Feast of the Ascension by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes considers Jesus' Ascension from the point of view of both science and faith, and ties it to the apparation of Mary at Fatima in Portugal. When Jesus returns ...
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