Latest Homily

by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
on Sunday 10/21/2018

Latest Theology on Tap

by Fr. Tafadzwa Kushamba
on Thursday 9/28/2017

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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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 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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Thursday 9/28/2017
Audio The Church in Africa by Fr. Tafadzwa Kushamba
Did you know that three of the first popes were from Africa? Or that the Church is growing faster in Africa than anywhere else in the world? Or that the Catholic Church h...
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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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Sunday 11/6/2016
Audio The Final Resurrection by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes uses the first reading from Maccabbees and the Catechsim of the Catholic Church to reflect on the end times, when the Cross will precede the Resurrection onc...
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Sunday 5/8/2016
Audio Why Did Christ Ascend to Heaven? by Bishop Robert Morlino
Bishop Morlino explains why Christ had to ascend to heaven. Christ's Ascension completed his work as Eternal High Priest, when he took his place at the right hand of the ...
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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 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 2/1/2015
Audio He Spoke With Authority by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes discusses the authority with which Jesus taught and proclaimed the Word. His miracles were evidence of his divine authority. We too can speak with authority ...
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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 2/9/2014
Audio Salt and Light by Bishop Robert Morlino
Bishop Morlino encourages the laity in their mission to be light and salt for others.
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Sunday 1/19/2014
Audio An Invitation to Serve by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes invites Jen Zmirski, Vice President of the Cathedral Parish conference of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul Society, to speak about the conference's work in...
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Sunday 12/29/2013
Audio A Holy Family by Fr. Jerome Fasano
A guest of Bishop Morlino, Fr. Jerome Fasano, talks about the importance of the sacrament of marriage and about some of the threats facing family life today.
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Sunday 12/15/2013
Audio The Joy of the Lord by Bishop Robert Morlino
On Rejoice Sunday, Bishop Morlino reflects on a phrase from the old testament: let the joy of the Lord be our strength.
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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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Sunday 10/20/2013
Audio What Vatican II didn't say by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
In this homiliy from his Year of Faith series on the documents of the Second Vatican Council, Msgr. Holmes discusses one of the most misunderstood documents: Sacrosanctum...
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Sunday 9/15/2013
Audio The Golden Calf Problem by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Reflecting on the first reading, where the Israelites create and worship the Golden Calf, Msgr. Holmes compares that incident to the descision of leaders of Catholic Univ...
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Sunday 7/21/2013
Audio World Religions by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes talks about another Vatican II document, Nostra Aetate: the Declaration on the Relation of the Church to Non-Christian Religions. Recently Pope Benedict mad...
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