Latest Homily

10:20
by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
on Sunday 8/12/2018

Latest Theology on Tap

46:59
by Anna Carter
on Thursday 6/28/2018

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 8/12/2018
10:20
Audio Food for the Journey by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes reminds us that receving the Eucharist is not what defines us as a Catholic, but rather the disposition in which we receive and how we are changed after we r...
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Sunday 8/5/2018
9:52
Audio Bread from Heaven by Deacon Chris Schmelzer
As we continue the "Bread of Life" discourse on the Holy Eucharist, we encounter the faith and doubt among the people in the time of Jesus. Deacon Chris connects events f...
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Sunday 7/29/2018
15:46
Audio The Symbolic Meal by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Starting Chapter 6 of St. John's Gospel, we are treated to the start of Jesus' teaching on the Eucharist. Multiplying the loaves and the fish to feed the 5000 gathered, t...
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Sunday 7/22/2018
16:26
Audio Nourished by Him by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes draws on the examples of R.C.I.A. and the Rule of St. Benedict to encourage us to approach the Mass and Eucharist with the desire and expectation for the gra...
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Sunday 7/15/2018
7:52
Audio Chosen by God by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes explains how when God chooses one person and gives a special grade to one person, it is so that His grace might be felt by and given to many through that one...
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Sunday 7/1/2018
13:49
Audio Our Benevolent God by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes sheds light on the difference between counterfeit and authentic love, especially when related to death. Are we tempted to consider euthansia as a more 'merci...
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Thursday 6/28/2018
46:59
Audio Unashamed - Love and Truth for the Whole Person by Anna Carter
Explaining the Church’s teaching on same-sex desires in today’s world isn’t easy. Hesitation. Embarrassment…Shame. Living the Church’s teaching on same sex desi...
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Sunday 6/24/2018
13:26
Audio The Birth of St. John the Baptist by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
On the solemnity of the birth of St. John the Baptist, Msgr. Holmes reflects on how John prepared the world for the coming of Jesus. The Gospel reading gives the account ...
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Sunday 6/17/2018
11:11
Audio The Power of Life by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Much like a farmer cannot cause a seed to sprout and a doctor cannot cause a broken bone to heal, the power of life is within God's creation. We are not in control of cre...
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Sunday 6/10/2018
15:32
Audio Freedom from the Fall by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes contrasts the life and message of Adam in the Old Testament and Paul in the New Testament, bringing to life the battle between good and evil in the world tho...
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Sunday 6/3/2018
6:38
Audio The Feast of Corpus Christi by Bishop Robert Morlino
Bishop Morlino draws a parallel between the Eucharistic Procession on the feast of Corpus Christi and Jesus walking with us through the journey of our lives.
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Sunday 5/27/2018
9:51
Audio The Embrace of the Trinity by Deacon Steve Brunner
Newly-ordained Deacon Steve Brunner compares the architectural design of St. Peter's square in Rome to the embracing arms of the triune God. We can likewise be God's embr...
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Thursday 5/24/2018
1:00:26
Audio From Preacher's Son to Catholic Priest by Fr. Mark Miller
Fr. Mark Miller will share the story that lead him from a Lutheran church in a tiny Wisconsin farm town to the city of Rome and back. He'll cover his conversion, making h...
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Sunday 5/13/2018
17:54
Audio Feast of the Ascension by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
On the feast of the Ascension, Msgr. Holmes reflects on how sin is actually a lack of freedom. Addictions, lying, resenting others.. these are all examples of how sin act...
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Sunday 5/6/2018
13:45
Audio As the Father Loves Me, So I Also Love You by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Jesus loves us as his Father loves him - an infinite, perfect love. Because God loves us, he gave us commandments, not as a punishment, but as a path to joy.
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Sunday 4/29/2018
13:04
Audio The Vine and the Branches by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
As branches of the Vine, we are truly dependent on God. He prunes us to concentrate His life in us and produce abundant fruit in us. 
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Sunday 4/22/2018
16:41
Audio Good Shepherd Sunday by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes reflects on the mystery of how we are the sheep of the Good Shepherd - and even more intimately, we are children of God. But best of all, we share in the div...
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Sunday 4/8/2018
17:59
Audio Divine Mercy Sunday by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
On Divine Mercy Sunday, Msgr. Holmes shares the story of St. Faustina who grew up in Poland in the 1930s. He encourages us to reflect on the inifinite mercy of God, and t...
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Sunday 4/1/2018
15:31
Audio The Empty Tomb by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes reflects on how there were no witnesses of the Resurrection like there had been to the Crucifixion of our Lord, but that the early Apostles had to take the R...
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Saturday 3/31/2018
14:13
Audio Darkness of Reason and Indecision by Bishop Robert Morlino
During the Easter Vigil, Bishop Morlino warns of the danger of self-sufficiency and feeling worthy in this life. He encourages all to fight against indecisiveness, to tak...
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