Latest Homily

by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
on Sunday 12/1/2019

Latest Theology on Tap

by Sr. Alicia Torres
on Thursday 8/25/2016

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 12/1/2019
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 3/24/2019
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 2/3/2019
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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Sunday 8/27/2017
Audio Infallibility and Humility by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Continuing on last week's theme of humility, Msgr. Holmes talks about being intellectually humble. In the epistle, St. Paul says Oh, the depth of the riches and wisdom a...
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Sunday 5/28/2017
Audio The Feast of the Ascension by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes considers Jesus' Ascension from the point of view of both science and faith, and ties it to the apparation of Mary at Fatima in Portugal. When Jesus returns ...
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Sunday 5/7/2017
Audio World Day of Prayer for Vocations by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes reflects on the call of priests, deacons, and bishops to be "good shepherds" after the heart of the Good Shepherd, Jesus Christ.
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Sunday 3/5/2017
Audio Supernatural Faith by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
"Do I believe that through the obedience to the Lord Jesus, the world has been changed?" Msgr. Holmes asks us to reflect on our own faith in light of this question - is o...
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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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Sunday 12/11/2016
Audio Blessed is the one who takes no offense at me by Bishop Robert Morlino
Bishop Morlino talks about why people should not take offense at the Church, the Body of Christ, even though it is made up of flawed people. We must be patient and not co...
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Thursday 8/25/2016
Audio Satisfying the Ultimate Hunger by Sr. Alicia Torres
In the deepest recesses of the human heart lies a hunger that seems impossible to satiate. Where does it come from, and can it really be satisfied? At this month's Theolo...
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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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Sunday 4/17/2016
Audio Good Shepherd Sunday by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes uses the story of St. Paul in the second reading to emphasize praying for vocations - especially to the priesthood - on Good Shepherd Sunday. 
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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 1/3/2016
Audio Jesus Christ, the Face of Mercy by Bishop Robert Morlino
Bishop Morlino reflects on the Gospel reading about King Herod and the Magi through the lens of Mercy. Mercilessness, jealousy, and lies are abundant in our world - but l...
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Thursday 12/3/2015
Audio Why Christianity? A Catholic Looks at Hinduism by Rakhi McCormick
As this series continues, we explore the relationship between Hinduism and Catholicism through the lens of a convert's experience. From her childhood years growing up Hin...
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Sunday 10/25/2015
Audio "Have pity on me" by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Reflecting on the story of Bartimaeus calling out to Jesus Christ, Msgr. Holmes explains how Christ waits for us to call out to Him with our deepest needs, rather than Ch...
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Sunday 10/18/2015
Audio Grace in Suffering by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
After the recent visit of the relics of St. Maria Goretti to Madison, Msgr. Holmes connects the theme of suffering from the readings to this young Italian saint's sufferi...
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Sunday 4/19/2015
Audio Giving Witness to the Lord by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes ties together the Gospel and the first reading from Acts, reflecting on how the Apostles gave witness to the risen Lord, and how we can do likewise.
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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 2/22/2015
Audio Into the Desert by Bishop Robert Morlino
Bishop Morlino points out that, like Jesus, when we are driven out into the desert, we choose between gratitude for the gifts we have but take for granted, or greed for t...
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