Latest Homily

by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
on Sunday 3/31/2019

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by Chris and Patti Schmelzer
on Thursday 9/27/2012

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 3/31/2019
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 4/1/2018
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
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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Sunday 3/25/2018
Audio Defenseless before God by Bishop Robert Morlino
Bishop Morlino reflects on how, unlike Peter and Pilate, Jesus did not defend himself before God. He did not play to the crowds. Being defenseless teaches us obedience to...
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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 8/13/2017
Audio God's Creation by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes reflects on the fact that the upcoming eclipse will coincide with the vigil for the Coronation of our Blessed Mother during the 100th anniversary of the appa...
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Sunday 4/30/2017
Audio Breaking of the Bread by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes explains how the gospel story of the disciples walking to Emmaus is an inspiration for us in recognizing the Lord in the breaking of the bread. He also offer...
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Sunday 4/16/2017
Audio Christian Hope by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Monsignor Holmes shares how the most important moment in world happens unwitnessed at the first light of day - the Resurrection. And because of this moment, our hope must...
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Saturday 4/15/2017
Audio Death in Baptism, Life in Christ by Bishop Robert Morlino
Bishop Morlino explains how Baptism involves a real death with every sin forgiven, as well as a new life with the Lord in the Resurrection. 
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Sunday 10/9/2016
Audio Facing the East by Bishop Robert Morlino
Bishop Morlino discusses marriage as a sign of the eternal nature of the soul. We are destined for Heaven, and we cannot find it here on Earth.
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Sunday 5/1/2016
Audio The Gift of the Holy Spirit by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes discusses the readings, which look forward to the gift of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost.
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Sunday 4/24/2016
Audio Heaven is a Communion by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes uses the second reading's vision of heaven as a city to contrast the communion of the Church with the individualism of contemporary American culture.
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Saturday 3/26/2016
Audio You have put on Christ by Bishop Robert Morlino
At the Easter Vigil, Bishop Morlino points out that, in a sense, the baptized are a greater sign of the Resurrection than the Easter Candle - because, unlike the candle, ...
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Sunday 3/20/2016
Audio Jesus looked at Peter by Bishop Robert Morlino
Bishop Morlino reflects on the phrase from today's Gospel reading, "Jesus looked at Peter." Jesus' glance is a story in itself. It is why Peter wept bitterly - he knew he...
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Sunday 3/13/2016
Audio New Life in Christ by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes reflects on the first reading about the Exodus - in particular, the line "Remember not the events of the past, the things of long ago consider not; see, I am...
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Sunday 4/5/2015
Audio Combat Stupendous by Bishop Robert Morlino
On Easter Sunday morning, Bishop Morlino reflects on words from the hymn before the Gospel (Victimae Paschali Laudes): Death and life have contended,in that combat stupe...
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Sunday 6/1/2014
Audio Feast of the Ascension by Bishop Robert Morlino
Bishop Morlino reflects on the Ascension, the Easter Mystery, and on his 40th anniversary of ordination to the priesthood.
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Sunday 3/30/2014
Audio Night Is Coming by Bishop Robert Morlino
Bishop Morlino draws a parallel between the blind man who was thrown out of the synagogue by the pharisees and American culture which rejects the Law of Reason in regard ...
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Thursday 3/6/2014
Audio Theology of the Body: Man and Woman He Created Them by Ron Garcia
Ron discusses the dignity of man and woman, and how grace and the Holy Spirit can help them love each other well.
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Sunday 1/26/2014
Audio The Lord's Public Life by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes talks about the public life of the Lord, and the geography of the Holy Land where Jesus traveled and taught.
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