Latest Homily

by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
on Sunday 9/1/2019

Latest Theology on Tap

by Tim Mergen
on Thursday 6/23/2016

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
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 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 9/3/2017
Audio Transformed in Christ by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes talks about how today, as in the time of Jesus and the early Church, many people harbor violent hatred against Christians. So we must follow St. Paul's instr...
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Sunday 7/9/2017
Audio Hunger for Meekness by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
St. Thomas Aquinas helps us unravel a word mentioned twice in todays readings, meekness, as a virtue that controls anger. Msgr. Holmes talks more about our natural respon...
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Sunday 1/8/2017
Audio Feast of the Epiphany by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes shares a modern Epiphany story: how a student from China recently came to UW-Madison and was brought into the Church. Often the spread of Christianity happen...
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Sunday 7/31/2016
Audio What Matters Most by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes reflects on a recent visit to Meriter Hospital to anoint a sick patient surrounded by friends and family, and how this woman must have been rich in what matt...
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Thursday 6/23/2016
Audio From Pilot to Priest - How the Discovery of Virtue Changed My Life by Tim Mergen
Seminarian Tim Mergen shares his story of how God called him away from a successful career as a U.S. Air Force special operations pilot to pursue a priestly vocation. Tim...
Categories Theology on Tap
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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Thursday 3/6/2014
Audio Theology of the Body: Man and Woman He Created Them by Ron Garcia
Ron discusses the dignity of man and woman, and how grace and the Holy Spirit can help them love each other well.
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Thursday 2/20/2014
Audio Theology of the Body: The Spousal Analogy by Ron Garcia
Ron talks about the complementarity of men and women, and their Capax Dei - capacity for God. The end of this audio is unavailable due to technical difficulties while re...
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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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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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Wednesday 5/1/2013
Audio Lust vs. Chastity by Fr. John Sasse
Fr. John Sasse presents an engaging talk on Lust vs. Chastity in the Spirit & Truth series, "Live Free or Die in Vice."
Categories Spirit & Truth
Saturday 3/23/2013
Audio Lumen Gentium: Called to Holiness by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
The second of four lectures from the Seat of Wisdom Institute on the Constitutions of the Second Vatican Council, this presentation features an in-depth analysis of Lu...
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Wednesday 2/6/2013
Audio How Do I Discern the Important Stuff? by Fr. Paul Ugo Arinze
We often hear the word "discernment" being used today for just about every decision that people want to make. When is a process of arriving at a decision a true discernme...
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Sunday 9/2/2012
Audio Holiness is the Sum of the Virtues by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes reflects on the difference between piety and holiness. Piety is a virtue; holiness is the sum of all virtues, the true imitation of Christ.
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Thursday 7/26/2012
Audio Friendship: The Key to Eternal Happiness by John Winkowitsch
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Sunday 2/12/2012
Audio Suffering and Compassion by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
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Sunday 2/5/2012
Audio The Lord's Public Life by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
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Sunday 10/30/2011
Audio All of God's Gifts are for Service by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
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