Latest Homily

by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
on Sunday 2/19/2017

Latest Theology on Tap

by Gayle Westfahl
on Thursday 1/26/2017

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 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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Sunday 1/1/2017
Audio The Greatest of All the Saints by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
The Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God is rooted in the divinity and humanity of Jesus Christ which was celebrated 8 days before on Christmas. Msgr. Holmes explains that be...
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Sunday 12/25/2016
Audio The True Presence at Christmas by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes connects the True Presence of the Eucharist with Christ's incarnation at Christmas, so that as He comes to dwell in and with us, we may have the opportunity ...
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Sunday 12/25/2016
Audio Unveiling the Mystery of Christmas by Bishop Robert Morlino
Just as a veil draws us into the mystery of the sacredness hidden beneath it, Bishop Morlino encourages us to seek silence this Christmas to truly discover the mystery of...
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Sunday 12/18/2016
Audio Faith is Obedience by Bishop Robert Morlino
Bishop Morlino uses the Gospel reading to point out how St. Joseph and Mary were both obedient to the Holy Spirit - they had the obedience of faith. God is with us (Emman...
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Sunday 12/11/2016
Audio Blessed is the one who takes no offense at me by Bishop Robert Morlino
Bishop Morlino talks about why people should not take offense at the Church, the Body of Christ, even though it is made up of flawed people. We must be patient and not co...
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Sunday 12/4/2016
Audio Peaceful Conversion by Bishop Robert Morlino
Bishop Morlino uses the surprise of the election results to comment on the lives of St. John the Baptist and our Blessed Mother, and how the way they lived their lives ch...
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Thursday 12/1/2016
Audio Stranger Catholic Things by Paul Matenaer
The Catholic Church is more than a little peculiar, and it's history is filled with some truly bizarre people, places, and events. From the office of devil's advocate to ...
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Sunday 11/6/2016
Audio The Final Resurrection by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes uses the first reading from Maccabbees and the Catechsim of the Catholic Church to reflect on the end times, when the Cross will precede the Resurrection onc...
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Thursday 10/27/2016
Audio Why Christianity? A Catholic Looks at Judaism by Dr. Aharon Zorea
As the "Why Christianity" series continues, Dr. Zorea explores the relationship between Judaism and Catholicism through the lens of a convert. From his childhood years gr...
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Sunday 10/23/2016
Audio Doing Our Share (Part 2) by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes continues talking about the financial state of the Cathedral Parish, elaborating on the specific request of each parishoner going forward. He also encourages...
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Sunday 10/16/2016
Audio Doing Our Share (Part 1) by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes begins talking about the financial state of the Cathedral Parish, with the homilies the next two weeks detailing the needs of each parishoner. He explains th...
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