Latest Homily

by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
on Sunday 12/30/2018

Latest Theology on Tap

by Dr. Aharon Zorea
on Thursday 10/27/2016

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 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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Sunday 9/16/2018
Audio Who do you say that I am? by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes contrasts Mark's and Matthew's versions of the Gospel reading about Peter's profession of faith in Jesus. Our faith in Jesus is rooted in our understanding o...
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Sunday 6/10/2018
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
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
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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Sunday 2/11/2018
Audio Imitators of Christ by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes reflects on our Lenten practices of prayer, fasting, and almsgiving. By these habits, we imitate Christ, who prayed and fasted in the desert after His baptis...
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Monday 12/25/2017
Audio A Savior Has Come by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes reflects on a new religion based on Artificial Intelligence, where the hope is that "we will be treated like pets, and it could be far worse than that." But ...
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Sunday 12/24/2017
Audio The Choice of God by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes draws on the readings of the day, showing how God chooses the small and meek to manifest His grace throughout the history of humanity.
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Sunday 10/15/2017
Audio Food is Love by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Drawing on the accounts of banquets from the readins, Msgr. Holmes points out the biblical parallels between food and love. In our Catholic theology, we, the Church, are ...
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Sunday 6/11/2017
Audio Feast of the Most Holy Trinity by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes talks about the Trinity, and how members of other religions which do not acknowledge the Trinity lose the understanding of Heaven that we Catholics have - an...
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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 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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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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Thursday 9/29/2016
Audio The Paradoxical Path to Happiness by Michael Wagner
Today in the United States we experience greater material abundance and greater freedom of choice than was experienced by our parents, grandparents or great-grandparents;...
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Thursday 6/23/2016
Audio From Pilot to Priest - How the Discovery of Virtue Changed My Life by Tim Mergen
Seminarian Tim Mergen shares his story of how God called him away from a successful career as a U.S. Air Force special operations pilot to pursue a priestly vocation. Tim...
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Sunday 5/29/2016
Audio Feast of Corpus Christi by Bishop Robert Morlino
On the Feast of Corpus Christi, Bishop Morlino reflects on the mystery of the eucharist and the priesthood.
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Thursday 5/26/2016
Audio Why Christianity? A Catholic Looks at Islam by Fr. Mark Miller
Join us for the fourth in a series of ToT talks in which we will dialogue with other religious traditions and perspectives. Each "Why Christianity?" talk will seek to ide...
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