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by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
on Sunday 2/9/2020

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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 2/9/2020
Audio Light of the World by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes draws on the difference between leading a virtuous life and being a "Light to the World" - that our life as a disciple of Christ should not only have an effe...
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Sunday 2/2/2020
Audio Presentation of the Lord by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes explains the history of why Joseph and Mary would have brought the Lord Jesus to the Temple for the Presentation, inspiring us with joy that the Savior has c...
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Sunday 1/26/2020
Audio Sunday of the Word of God by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes celebrates the first Sunday of the Word of God by reflecting on three main points: that the Readings at Mass are intrepreted very differently be each of us i...
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Thursday 1/23/2020
Audio Tourists in the World: What Backpacking Through Europe Taught Us About Daily Living by Tom and Tracey Reitz
What do Hitler's bunker, a family farm, fresh-baked baguettes, and a bombed-out church have in common? Listen to January's Theology on Tap to find out! A teacher's schedu...
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Sunday 1/19/2020
Audio Come and Follow Me by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes dives into the story of the Baptism of Jesus and the call of some of the disciples, sharing his own reflections and connecting the different events in the Go...
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Sunday 1/12/2020
Audio Sacramental Realism by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
On this last day of Christmas and the Feast of the Baptism of the Lord, Msgr. Holmes delves into the reality of God living with us on earth 2000 years ago, but also prese...
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Sunday 1/5/2020
Audio Seeking out the Lord by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
On this Feast of the Epiphany, Msgr. Holmes reflects on the progression of faith: from ancient paganism, to Divine Revelation, to modern atheism, and to contemporary paga...
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Wednesday 1/1/2020
Audio Cooperation with the Plan of God by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
On the last Octave day of Christmas, Msgr. Holmes reflects on how we can model Mary, as she mothered Jesus in her life, through our attitudes and dispositions with which ...
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Sunday 12/29/2019
Audio Security of the Family by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
On the feast of the Holy Family, Msgr. Holmes draws on a study of the mental health impacts of British children during the raids of World War II, where those children who...
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Wednesday 12/25/2019
Audio What is Christmas all about? by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes reflects on all the ways we remember Christmas, but ultimately, Christmas helps us remember that the True God came to be like us so we could become one like ...
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Wednesday 12/25/2019
Audio Jesus is the Center by Bishop Donald Hying
Bishop Hying celebrates his first Christmas as Bishop of Madison by reflecting on the gravity of what this one night in history has had on human history.
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Sunday 12/22/2019
Audio Do Not Be Afraid by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
In this last Sunday of Advent, Msgr. Holmes reflects on the two annuciations, one to Mary and one to Joseph, which both centered on the exhortation, "do not be afraid!", ...
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Sunday 12/15/2019
Audio Expectation of the Messiah by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes reflects on what the coming of the Messiah meant to those living in the time of the Lord, but also to us in the current age when we allow the life of the Ris...
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Thursday 12/12/2019
Audio Renewing the Culture of Life, One Pedal Stroke at a Time by Nikki Biese
How is one organization changing the course of the pro-life movement? Not your typical pro-life talk, Nikki dives into the issue of fake feminism and how young adults are...
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Sunday 12/8/2019
Audio The Virtue of Justice by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes talks about the virtue of justice, relating it to current world events. The sense of justice is ingrained in our human nature.
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Sunday 12/1/2019
Audio The Light is Coming by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
On the first Sunday of Advent, Msgr. Holmes points out how Jesus, our Light, is coming. We prepare to welcome Him soon by "cast off the works of darkness and putting on t...
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Sunday 11/24/2019
Audio Christ the King by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes points out that Jesus was an unusual King. Even though he could have, he chose not to save himself - instead, he saved us. How can we share in the Kingly mis...
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Sunday 11/10/2019
Audio Hope of the Resurrection by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes connects the readings of the Mass to the Christian and Catholic hope of the Resurrection. May we be animated by this hope and to live as His faithful discipl...
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Thursday 10/24/2019
Audio Being Catholic in a Post-Modern World by Bishop Donald Hying
Listen to this special Theology on Tap where Bishop Hying shared some thoughts on what it means to be a Catholic in today's world. Using personal stories, scripture, and ...
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Sunday 10/13/2019
Audio Gratitude Makes for a Happy Life by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Comparing the cases of leprosy recounted in the first reading and in the Gospel, Msgr. Holmes explains how the sacred authors saw a link between leprosy and our fallen hu...
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