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by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
on Sunday 2/10/2019

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on Thursday 2/21/2019

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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Thursday 2/21/2019
Audio Surviving Scandal: Grief and Hope by None
We love the Church, but it can be difficult to profess allegiance to an institution so mired in crimes of abuse and cover-ups. Why do I stay, or why do I want to walk awa...
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Sunday 2/10/2019
Audio Lenten Small Groups by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes encourages parishoners to model those small groups that the Lord started with His disciples, taking time out of their day to "put out into the deep" this Len...
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Sunday 2/3/2019
Audio Cowboys and Prophets by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Spurred on by the lyrics of an old country song, Msgr. Holmes compares the reception of biblical prophets in their native places to those in foreign lands. To be accepte...
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Thursday 1/31/2019
Audio The Gospel of Instagram by Levi Rash
Twitter, Instagram, Facebook - Social Media has become the primary medium for "connection" in our society today. It serves as a platform for both good and evil. Join Levi...
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Sunday 1/27/2019
Audio Weeping for God by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes point out how those spoken about in the readings were weeping, not out of sadness or grief, but out of joy, gratitude, and repentance. May we too realize the...
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Tuesday 1/22/2019
Audio Madison March for Life by Msgr. Jim Bartylla
Msgr. James Bartylla reflects on various ethics in relation to the pro-life movement, that we may put aside self-interest and selfishness, and consistently and tirelessly...
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Sunday 1/13/2019
Audio Odor of Sanctity by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Epiphany, Baptism of the Lord, and the Wedding Feast at Cana - all three of these events make manifest the Lord's true identity and mission on earth. Just as the Lord was...
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Tuesday 1/1/2019
Audio Mother of God by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes teaches us about the history of the title "Mother of God," showing the significance of Mary, not only as the Mother of God, but as our Mother as well.
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Sunday 12/30/2018
Audio Understanding the Mystery by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes connects the life of the Holy Family with our daily family life, showing our lack of understanding of the mysteries in our daily lives. May we always take ti...
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Tuesday 12/25/2018
Audio Scandal of Particularity by Msgr. Jim Bartylla
Msgr. Bartylla explains that the scandal of particularity is the difficulty in believing that a single man can be the Savior of all men of the world. But it is in this my...
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Tuesday 12/25/2018
Audio Saving Us from Ourselves by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes connects the lives of Caesar Augustus, who brought peace and prosperity to the Roman empire, and Jesus Christ, who brings peace and joy to our daily lives, b...
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Sunday 12/23/2018
Audio The Lord is Here by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
With Christmas almost upon us, faith tell us that the Lord is already here, present within the baptized person living in His grace. We do not need to wait for Christmas -...
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Sunday 12/16/2018
Audio The Source of Free Will by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes talks about the history of religion, science, and society when determining our actions and free will. He exhorts us to listen to the words of John the Baptis...
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Sunday 12/9/2018
Audio Prepare the Way of the Lord by Deacon Steve Brunner
Deacon Stephen Brunner reflects on how the prophets of old and disciples recognizes their dependence on the Lord and their need for God's grace. Truly, it is God who caus...
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Thursday 12/6/2018
Audio A Visual Pilgrimage through the Holy Land by Msgr. Kevin Holmes, Fr. Scott Jablonski
Bethlehem. A little over 2,000 years ago.  The God who created the stars and mountains and waterfalls decided to enter our world as a vulnerable, helpless baby.  Christ...
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Sunday 10/28/2018
Audio Salvation and the Last Things by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Kevin Holmes reflects on the readings, the end of the church year, and the last things.
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Thursday 10/25/2018
Audio Full Communion, Consecration, and Cancer - How God Has Wooed Me by Karen Paschke
Late one evening in 2009 Karen Paschke e-mailed Msgr. Holmes asking how one could return to God after a long absence. Over the next nine years God has drawn her into a de...
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Sunday 10/21/2018
Audio Willing the Good of the Other by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
The Catechism teaches us that love is "willing the good of the other." Msgr. Holmes encourages us to not just desire getting to Heaven, but to desire the means by which w...
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Sunday 10/14/2018
Audio Living Poverty in the World by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes explains the Evangelical Counsels that all under religious vows follow in their daily lives. Yet, even the laity are encouraged to have a spirit of detachmen...
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Sunday 10/7/2018
Audio Joy of Childlike Trust by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes reflects on the state of marriage and human sexuality throughout the last 50 years, pointing out that when he encounters youth who strive to follow the Gospe...
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