Latest Homily

by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
on Saturday 6/29/2019

Latest Theology on Tap

by Fr. Scott Jablonski
on Thursday 8/25/2011

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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Saturday 6/29/2019
Audio First Mass of Fr. Steve Brunner by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes preaches at Fr. Steve Brunner's First Mass on the Solemnity of Sts. Peter and Paul, comparing the lives and works of these great saints to the calling of Fr....
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Sunday 5/5/2019
Audio The Centrality of the Faith by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes provides several different examples from the readings to emphasize that the Lord Jesus is at the center of our Christian faith. That what we believe is not a...
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Sunday 2/10/2019
Audio Lenten Small Groups by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes encourages parishoners to model those small groups that the Lord started with His disciples, taking time out of their day to "put out into the deep" this Len...
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Sunday 10/21/2018
Audio Willing the Good of the Other by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
The Catechism teaches us that love is "willing the good of the other." Msgr. Holmes encourages us to not just desire getting to Heaven, but to desire the means by which w...
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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 6/24/2018
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 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 4/22/2018
Audio Good Shepherd Sunday by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes reflects on the mystery of how we are the sheep of the Good Shepherd - and even more intimately, we are children of God. But best of all, we share in the div...
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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 1/21/2018
Audio Responding to the Lord's Call by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes points out that the disciples Andrew and Peter only followed call of the Lord after they got to know Him. The Ninevites only listened to Jonah and repented b...
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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 8/6/2017
Audio The Splendor of Truth by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
On this feast of the Transfiguration, Msgr. Holmes challenges us to not just live by the rules, trying to stay above the moral line. Rather, he encourages us to allow our...
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Sunday 6/25/2017
Audio Fortnight for Freedom by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
With July 4th drawing near, Msgr. Holmes discusses the U.S. Bishops' Fortnight for Freedom, a two-week period of prayer for religious liberty in our country. He contrasts...
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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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Thursday 3/24/2016
Audio Holy Thursday by Bishop Robert Morlino
On Holy Thursday, Bishop Morlino reflects on the Eucharist and on priesthood. The Eucharist makes present the sacrifice of Christ on the Cross - not the merely a remembr...
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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 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 6/29/2014
Audio Who do you say that I am? by Msgr. Delbert Schmelzer
Msgr. Schmelzer talks about the faith of Peter and Paul and their role in the foundation of the early church.
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Saturday 6/28/2014
Audio Fr. Scott Jablonski Mass of Thanksgiving by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes shares reflections on the Solemnity of Saints Peter and Paul at Fr. Scott Jablonski's Mass of Thanksgiving.
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Saturday 3/23/2013
Audio Lumen Gentium: Nature and Mission of the Church by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
The second of four lectures from the Seat of Wisdom Institute on the Constitutions of the Second Vatican Council, this presentation features an in-depth analysis of Lumen...
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