Latest Homily

by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
on Sunday 7/21/2019

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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 7/21/2019
Audio The Heresy of Activism by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Using the Gospel passage about Martha and Mary, Msgr. Holmes reflects on the American heresy of activism - the tendency to value activity over contemplation.
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Sunday 6/24/2018
Audio The Birth of St. John the Baptist by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
On the solemnity of the birth of St. John the Baptist, Msgr. Holmes reflects on how John prepared the world for the coming of Jesus. The Gospel reading gives the account ...
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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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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 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 10/2/2016
Audio The Vision Will Not Disappoint by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Respect Life Sunday and the first reading encourages us to persist in prayer and faith that the vision of life and peace on earth will come in God's time. In the Gospel, ...
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Sunday 7/17/2016
Audio The Better Part by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes contrasts the readings of the day - with Abraham entertaining three visiting angels and Mary choosing to spend time with our Lord rather than preparing a mea...
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Thursday 1/22/2015
Audio How a Protestant Physician became Catholic and heard God's Call to Become a Priest by Dr. Clint Olson
What draws people to Catholicism? Why would someone become Catholicand leave their medical career to become a priest? Hear Clint Olson share his story of how an encounter...
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Thursday 1/1/2015
Audio The Feast of Mary, the Mother of God by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Reflecting on the feast of Mary, the Mother of God, Msgr. Holmes discusses the mystery of the incarnation and the divine and human natures of the person of Jesus.
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Friday 6/27/2014
Audio Diocesan Presbyteral Ordinations by Bishop Robert Morlino
Bishop Morlino shares words of wisdom with Deacons Scott Jablonski and Jim Leeser at their presbyteral ordinations. He reminds them that true freedom comes from practice ...
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Thursday 2/27/2014
Audio Called to Marriage by Fr. Tait Schroeder
Fr. Tait talks about discerning marriage, the theology of marriage, and the Church's laws about marriage. He also shares some practical matrimonial advice.
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Sunday 1/12/2014
Audio The Universal Vocation to Share the Gospel by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes talks about our relationship with the Trinity, and our sharing in the mission of the Lord Jesus. The New Evangelization is a real way in which we can partici...
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Wednesday 12/25/2013
Audio Christmas Midnight Mass by Bishop Robert Morlino
Bishop Morlino reflects on St. John's description of the nativity of Jesus. Christ is the Word that was from the beginning, and the Light shining in the great darkness.
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Sunday 12/22/2013
Audio Faith and Obedience by Bishop Robert Morlino
Using the examples of Joseph's obedience to the angel in his dream, Mary's yes to God, and Jesus' obedience unto death, Bishop Morlino points out that the mysticism of ob...
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Sunday 10/6/2013
Audio Respect Life Sunday by Msgr. Jim Bartylla
Msgr. Jim Bartylla, Vicar General of the Diocese of Madison, talks about the philosophy behind the Catholic Church's position of respecting all life.
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Thursday 8/15/2013
Audio Feast of the Assumption by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes offers a short reflection about how Mary brought grace, conversion, and life to the people of Mexico when she appeared there in 1531 as Our Lady of Guadalupe...
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Tuesday 12/25/2012
Audio No Room for Them at the Inn by Bishop Robert Morlino
Bishop Morlino's homily at the Christmas Midnight Mass draws from the Gospel account of the birth of Jesus. In the nativity scene, Mary, Joseph, and Jesus are in a cave ...
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Sunday 12/23/2012
Audio Doing the Lord's Will by Bishop Robert Morlino
Bishop Morlino draws a parallel between the sacraficial priesthood of Jesus and Christmas. The deepest meaning of Christmas is sacrifice - but today, the only sacrifice m...
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Sunday 11/18/2012
Audio Scripture in the Life of the Church by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
In his last homily on Dei Verbum, the Constitution on Divine Revelation from the Second Vatican Council, Msgr. Holmes talks about scripture in the life of the Church. He ...
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Thursday 10/18/2012
Audio White Mass by Bishop Robert Morlino
Bishop Morlino discusses the mission of Catholic health care workers at the White Mass, a special liturgy for health care professionals celebrated on the Feast of St. Lu...
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