Latest Homily

by Msgr. Jim Bartylla
on Saturday 4/20/2019

Latest Theology on Tap

by Gayle Westfahl
on Thursday 1/26/2017

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 4/20/2019
Audio The Theological Cafe by Msgr. Jim Bartylla
Msgr. Bartylla invites us into the lives of many Madisonians he has encountered near Holy Name Heights over the last few years, encouraging us to be grateful for the gift...
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Thursday 1/26/2017
Audio Love is Your First Gift by Gayle Westfahl
Poverty is a complex topic and the need overwhelming.  Real answers for how to serve those in need are not always the quick and obvious ones.  How can we be of greatest...
Categories Theology on Tap
Sunday 1/10/2016
Audio The Baptism of the Lord by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
On the Feast of the Baptism of the Lord, Msgr. Holmes reflects on Jesus' miracles in the context of the Year of Mercy. There are two aspects to the Year of Mercy. Firstly...
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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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Sunday 12/6/2015
Audio Waiting for Mercy by Bishop Robert Morlino
Bishop Morlino uses the Advent theme of waiting to reflect on humility, repentance, and mercy. Conversion and repentance take time - we must wait for God's mercy to take ...
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Friday 4/3/2015
Audio The Mercy of God by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
On Good Friday, Msgr. Holmes discusses the Mercy of God. Beyond the mercy of alleviating temporal suffering due to sin (which Jesus did provide through His miracles), thr...
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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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Sunday 2/15/2015
Audio Outside the Camp by Bishop Robert Morlino
In his homily at the Mass of installation of a member of the Society of Jesus Christ the Priest as Lector and Acolyte, Bishop Morlino reflects on what it means to live o...
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Sunday 9/7/2014
Audio Fraternal Correction by Bishop Robert Morlino
Bishop Morlino talks about how to correct with love.
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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 ...
Categories Homilies, Diocesan
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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Wednesday 12/25/2013
Audio Christmas Day by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
On Christmas Day, Msgr. Holmes reflects on ideas from Pope Francis about love and joy.
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Sunday 11/24/2013
Audio The Mystery of the Creed by Bishop Robert Morlino
At the close of the Year of Faith, Bishop Morlino talks about the Nicene Creed, which we pray at every Sunday Mass. The creed is our yes to what we have heard in the Litu...
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Wednesday 10/30/2013
Video Year of Faith - The Pope and The Catholic Family by Marc Laudonio
Another great Year of Faith video from the Diocese of Madison: The Year of Faith continues on! We are excited to bring you the next video in our Year of Faith series. ...
Categories Diocesan
Sunday 10/13/2013
Audio Healing Our Leprosy by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes draws a parallel between Scriptural accounts of leprosy and our fallen human condition. Jesus healed lepers, and He saved us through His death and resurrecti...
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Sunday 9/29/2013
Audio Helping Lazarus at Our Door by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes reflects on the Gospel parable of Lazarus and the rich man, and on the social teaching of the Church. In our country and time, sometimes helping the poor mea...
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Sunday 9/22/2013
Audio The Parable of the Unjust Steward by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes explains an allegorical meaning of the parable of the unjust steward.
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Sunday 9/8/2013
Audio Peace in the World by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes reflects on Pope Francis' call for prayer and fasting for peace. He points out that the conflict in Syria, like many recent wars, revolves around tribalism -...
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Saturday 9/7/2013
Audio Peace in Syria by Bishop Robert Morlino
Bishop Morlino's comments at the Holy Hour for Peace in Syria and the whole world at St. Patrick Church, called for by Pope Francis, include three points: Peace is n...
Categories Other
Sunday 9/1/2013
Audio Poverty and Humility by Bishop Robert Morlino
Bishop Morlino talks about poverty, peace, and justice. As the first reading reminds us, we must not search for things beyond our strength. Those things belong to God.
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