Latest Homily

by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
on Friday 4/19/2019

Latest Theology on Tap

by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
on Thursday 8/28/2014

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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Friday 4/19/2019
Audio Restoration of Justice by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes reflects on justice and on how we are called to follow the Lord's example in doing good to others, even if it might be painful. He explains how we don't choo...
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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 7/22/2018
Audio Nourished by Him by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes draws on the examples of R.C.I.A. and the Rule of St. Benedict to encourage us to approach the Mass and Eucharist with the desire and expectation for the gra...
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Sunday 6/10/2018
Audio Freedom from the Fall by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes contrasts the life and message of Adam in the Old Testament and Paul in the New Testament, bringing to life the battle between good and evil in the world tho...
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Sunday 5/13/2018
Audio Feast of the Ascension by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
On the feast of the Ascension, Msgr. Holmes reflects on how sin is actually a lack of freedom. Addictions, lying, resenting others.. these are all examples of how sin act...
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Sunday 4/29/2018
Audio The Vine and the Branches by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
As branches of the Vine, we are truly dependent on God. He prunes us to concentrate His life in us and produce abundant fruit in us. 
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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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Friday 3/30/2018
Audio An Isolated Dungeon by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes reflects on his recent pilgrimage to the Holy Land, visiting many of the Holy Sites surrounding the Passion of the Lord. One site in particular, the dungeon ...
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Sunday 2/18/2018
Audio A Lenten Wake-Up Call by Bishop Robert Morlino
Bishop Morlino reflects on the sadness from the recent school shooting, encouraging us to "wake up" to the work of the devil and pure evil in the world.
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Sunday 2/4/2018
Audio Hope in the Good News by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Reflecting on the readings, Msgr. Holmes points out that Jesus did not come to take away all suffering, but to tell the good news of hope in a better life to come. As we ...
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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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Friday 4/14/2017
Audio To Suffer with Love by Fr. Eric Nielsen
Fr. Eric Nielsen explains how the suffering that we experience in life should be viewed as a gift coming from a loving Father. He encourages us to not look at why we are ...
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Sunday 1/15/2017
Audio Servants of the Lord by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes reflects on the Baptism of the Lord. During his public life, Jesus did not baptize - neither with water nor with the Holy Spirit. But at the Ascension, He co...
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Sunday 9/18/2016
Audio Lies of Convenience by Bishop Robert Morlino
Bishop Morlino exhorts us to overcome the lies of our current culture and to seek holiness with enthusiasm and zealousness.
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Sunday 8/28/2016
Audio The Heart of Humility by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes draws on the readings, Gospel, and an exhortation by (then) Cardinal Ratzinger to allow humility to envelop our lives - through conversion, the Kingdom of Go...
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Sunday 5/22/2016
Audio Wisdom of the Creator by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes uses the Creed, "through Him all things were made," and the First Reading to show how the Son has been present since the moment of Creation, in union with th...
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Thursday 8/28/2014
Audio The Problem of Evil by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Why is there so much suffering in the world? Hear from Msgr. Holmes, of the Cathedral Parish, on the topic of suffering and evil, and how to reconcile this reality with t...
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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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Sunday 2/23/2014
Audio Correcting with Love by Bishop Robert Morlino
Bishop Morlino talks about why we should correct others, and how to do so with love.
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Sunday 2/16/2014
Audio On Conscience by Bishop Robert Morlino
Bishop Morlino reminds us that the conscience is a truth-seeking radar which locks onto the law of the Lord. Conscience calls an individual to what is greater, to what is...
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