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17:04
by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
on Sunday 9/1/2019

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1:07:53
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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Sunday 9/1/2019
17:04
Audio The Virtue of Humility by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Drawing from the readings, Msgr. Holmes points out how the virture of Humility is the best antidote to the first great sin of Pride.
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Sunday 7/28/2019
12:34
Audio The Lord's Prayer by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Reflecting on the three central intercessions in the Lord's Prayer, Msgr. Holmes suggests that we see ourselves as tourists in the world - passing through it, but not of ...
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Sunday 3/31/2019
13:49
Audio The Call to Repentance by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes reflects on the parable of the Prodigal Son, and draws insights from the other two readings of the Mass. In the first reading, like the prodigal son, the Isr...
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Sunday 3/24/2019
17:20
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 9/30/2018
13:31
Audio A Great Millstone by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes interprets the Gospel passage "Whoever causes one of these little ones who believe in me to sin, it would be better for him if a great millstone were put a...
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Sunday 9/23/2018
17:12
Audio Hatred of Sin by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes once again draws on the readings to exhort us to put our lives into the hands of God and to not just avoid sin, but to hate sin in this life to prepare us fo...
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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 5/13/2018
17:54
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 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 8/20/2017
11:58
Audio Faith and Humility by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes points out the humility of the Canaanite woman who asked Jesus to heal her child. In today's culture, with all the resources we have, it may seem we are less...
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Saturday 4/15/2017
8:12
Audio Death in Baptism, Life in Christ by Bishop Robert Morlino
Bishop Morlino explains how Baptism involves a real death with every sin forgiven, as well as a new life with the Lord in the Resurrection. 
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Sunday 2/12/2017
10:32
Audio The Weight of Freedom by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes relates at how heavy freedom can feel at times - the freedom to choose good over evil and the choice to choose the path of Christ over the bare minimum of th...
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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 12/18/2016
7:55
Audio Faith is Obedience by Bishop Robert Morlino
Bishop Morlino uses the Gospel reading to point out how St. Joseph and Mary were both obedient to the Holy Spirit - they had the obedience of faith. God is with us (Emman...
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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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Friday 3/25/2016
14:11
Audio True Mercy Serves Justice by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes reflects on Mercy this Good Friday. The death of Jesus on the cross certainly showed mercy for us. But where was the mercy for Jesus? Real mercy vindicates j...
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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 3/20/2016
7:44
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
17:49
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 4/5/2015
11:35
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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