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Sunday 1/19/2020
18:48
Audio Come and Follow Me by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes dives into the story of the Baptism of Jesus and the call of some of the disciples, sharing his own reflections and connecting the different events in the Go...
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Sunday 1/12/2020
16:30
Audio Sacramental Realism by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
On this last day of Christmas and the Feast of the Baptism of the Lord, Msgr. Holmes delves into the reality of God living with us on earth 2000 years ago, but also prese...
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Sunday 1/5/2020
17:20
Audio Seeking out the Lord by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
On this Feast of the Epiphany, Msgr. Holmes reflects on the progression of faith: from ancient paganism, to Divine Revelation, to modern atheism, and to contemporary paga...
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Wednesday 1/1/2020
11:30
Audio Cooperation with the Plan of God by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
On the last Octave day of Christmas, Msgr. Holmes reflects on how we can model Mary, as she mothered Jesus in her life, through our attitudes and dispositions with which ...
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Sunday 12/29/2019
10:27
Audio Security of the Family by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
On the feast of the Holy Family, Msgr. Holmes draws on a study of the mental health impacts of British children during the raids of World War II, where those children who...
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Wednesday 12/25/2019
16:54
Audio What is Christmas all about? by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes reflects on all the ways we remember Christmas, but ultimately, Christmas helps us remember that the True God came to be like us so we could become one like ...
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Wednesday 12/25/2019
9:47
Audio Jesus is the Center by Bishop Donald Hying
Bishop Hying celebrates his first Christmas as Bishop of Madison by reflecting on the gravity of what this one night in history has had on human history.
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Sunday 12/22/2019
13:07
Audio Do Not Be Afraid by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
In this last Sunday of Advent, Msgr. Holmes reflects on the two annuciations, one to Mary and one to Joseph, which both centered on the exhortation, "do not be afraid!", ...
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Sunday 12/15/2019
16:13
Audio Expectation of the Messiah by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes reflects on what the coming of the Messiah meant to those living in the time of the Lord, but also to us in the current age when we allow the life of the Ris...
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Sunday 12/8/2019
20:25
Audio The Virtue of Justice by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes talks about the virtue of justice, relating it to current world events. The sense of justice is ingrained in our human nature.
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Sunday 12/1/2019
14:00
Audio The Light is Coming by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
On the first Sunday of Advent, Msgr. Holmes points out how Jesus, our Light, is coming. We prepare to welcome Him soon by "cast off the works of darkness and putting on t...
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Sunday 11/24/2019
14:35
Audio Christ the King by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes points out that Jesus was an unusual King. Even though he could have, he chose not to save himself - instead, he saved us. How can we share in the Kingly mis...
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Sunday 11/10/2019
16:43
Audio Hope of the Resurrection by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes connects the readings of the Mass to the Christian and Catholic hope of the Resurrection. May we be animated by this hope and to live as His faithful discipl...
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Sunday 10/13/2019
13:14
Audio Gratitude Makes for a Happy Life by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Comparing the cases of leprosy recounted in the first reading and in the Gospel, Msgr. Holmes explains how the sacred authors saw a link between leprosy and our fallen hu...
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Sunday 9/29/2019
19:06
Audio Calvin and Lazarus by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes compares the Calivinist doctrine of predestinationism to the attitude of the Pharisees in the time of Jesus. Wealth in this world does not reflect our destin...
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Sunday 9/22/2019
16:57
Audio Our Stewardship is Coming to an End by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Are we using the goods of our Master well? Msgr. Holmes uses the parable of the dishonest steward to challenge how we are using the gifts God has given to us.
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Sunday 9/15/2019
15:34
Audio Seeking the Father in Suffering by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes reflects on the fact that a famine drove the Prodigal Son back home to his father. It is often the case that human suffering drives people to look for God.
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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 8/25/2019
17:13
Audio I Was Raised Catholic by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes draws a parallel between the sentiment expressed in the Gospel reading "We ate and drank in your company and you taught in our streets" and the modern senten...
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Sunday 8/18/2019
16:33
Audio The Call to Repentance by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes points out our human tendency to avoid repentance. In the first reading, the prophet Jeremiah calls the people of Judah to repent. But they throw Jeremiah in...
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