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Sunday 5/5/2019
17:31
Audio The Centrality of the Faith by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes provides several different examples from the readings to emphasize that the Lord Jesus is at the center of our Christian faith. That what we believe is not a...
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Saturday 4/20/2019
13:24
Audio The Theological Cafe by Msgr. Jim Bartylla
Msgr. Bartylla invites us into the lives of many Madisonians he has encountered near Holy Name Heights over the last few years, encouraging us to be grateful for the gift...
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Friday 4/19/2019
22:09
Audio Restoration of Justice by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes reflects on justice and on how we are called to follow the Lord's example in doing good to others, even if it might be painful. He explains how we don't choo...
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Sunday 3/31/2019
13:49
Audio The Call to Repentance by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes reflects on the parable of the Prodigal Son, and draws insights from the other two readings of the Mass. In the first reading, like the prodigal son, the Isr...
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Sunday 3/24/2019
17:20
Audio Bear Good Fruit by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes wonders whether we need to take seriously God's threats of destruction in today's readings. Indeed, we must not only repent but also bear good fruit in order...
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Sunday 2/10/2019
15:00
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
19:17
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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Sunday 1/27/2019
20:44
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
9:18
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
18:36
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
10:30
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
12:47
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
14:28
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
18:57
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
14:09
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
16:06
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
6:44
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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Sunday 10/28/2018
22:24
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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Sunday 10/21/2018
20:40
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
18:07
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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