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20:40
by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
on Sunday 10/21/2018

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1:04:33
by Kendra McClelland
on Thursday 3/28/2019

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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Thursday 3/28/2019
1:04:33
Audio A Love Triangle: Your Supreme Calling Revealed by Kendra McClelland
Believe it or not, Theology of the Body is about more than marriage and sex! St. John Paul II unlocks the key to discover your true identity and your supreme calling. Ken...
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Sunday 10/21/2018
20:40
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 7/1/2018
13:49
Audio Our Benevolent God by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes sheds light on the difference between counterfeit and authentic love, especially when related to death. Are we tempted to consider euthansia as a more 'merci...
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Sunday 5/6/2018
13:45
Audio As the Father Loves Me, So I Also Love You by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Jesus loves us as his Father loves him - an infinite, perfect love. Because God loves us, he gave us commandments, not as a punishment, but as a path to joy.
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Sunday 10/29/2017
16:10
Audio More than the Minimum by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes elaborates on his usual explanation to children of how confession works by talking about how holiness is far more than just doing the minimum required by Go...
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Sunday 10/15/2017
16:37
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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Sunday 9/10/2017
15:31
Audio Fraternal Correction by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes uses the readings to explain fraternal correction - the practice of confronting someone with love. He then invites regular visitors to consider joining and s...
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Thursday 8/24/2017
1:07:19
Audio Into the Longing: Life Beyond the LGTBQ Paradigm by Anna Carter
As human beings, we all experience crosses we didn't choose. For Catholics experiencing same-sex desires, there is a tension between a cultural celebration and Catholic c...
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Sunday 6/4/2017
7:12
Audio The Feast of Pentecost by Bishop Robert Morlino
On the feast of Pentecost, Bishop Morlino speaks to a group of young men and women about to be confirmed. The Holy Spirit gives us the strength to not only survive the to...
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Friday 4/14/2017
8:54
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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Thursday 1/26/2017
57:46
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...
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Sunday 1/1/2017
16:22
Audio The Greatest of All the Saints by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
The Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God is rooted in the divinity and humanity of Jesus Christ which was celebrated 8 days before on Christmas. Msgr. Holmes explains that be...
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Sunday 9/18/2016
11:57
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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Thursday 8/25/2016
55:55
Audio Satisfying the Ultimate Hunger by Sr. Alicia Torres
In the deepest recesses of the human heart lies a hunger that seems impossible to satiate. Where does it come from, and can it really be satisfied? At this month's Theolo...
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Sunday 6/26/2016
11:26
Audio A Father's Love by Bishop Robert Morlino
Bishop Morlino receives two Madison seminarians, Tim Mergen and Enan Zelinski, into the candidacy for the Priesthood. He reflects on how a good father always worries more...
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Sunday 5/22/2016
17:25
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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Sunday 5/1/2016
16:57
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
14:36
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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Thursday 3/24/2016
15:06
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 10/11/2015
10:58
Audio Wealth and Poverty by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes reflects on the dangers of both wealth and poverty and explains that the only way to the Kingdom of Heaven is to follow our own personal call from God.
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