Latest Homily

by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
on Sunday 11/24/2019

Latest Theology on Tap

by Sam Vosters
on Thursday 9/19/2019

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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Sunday 11/24/2019
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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Thursday 9/19/2019
Audio Love in Action in the 414 by Sam Vosters
Serving and loving can really feel good! But what does it truly mean to love and serve others? For as Fyodor Dostoevsky says, 'love in action is a harsh and dreadful thi...
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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 9/16/2018
Audio Who do you say that I am? by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes contrasts Mark's and Matthew's versions of the Gospel reading about Peter's profession of faith in Jesus. Our faith in Jesus is rooted in our understanding o...
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Sunday 5/6/2018
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 3/25/2018
Audio Defenseless before God by Bishop Robert Morlino
Bishop Morlino reflects on how, unlike Peter and Pilate, Jesus did not defend himself before God. He did not play to the crowds. Being defenseless teaches us obedience to...
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Thursday 5/25/2017
Audio The Crusades by Fr. Mark Miller
The Crusades tend to have a negative reputation for most modern people, but what if we don’t really know the whole story? Fr. Mark will discuss what actions and events ...
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Sunday 12/18/2016
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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Friday 3/25/2016
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
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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Friday 4/3/2015
Audio The Mercy of God by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
On Good Friday, Msgr. Holmes discusses the Mercy of God. Beyond the mercy of alleviating temporal suffering due to sin (which Jesus did provide through His miracles), thr...
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Sunday 2/15/2015
Audio Outside the Camp by Bishop Robert Morlino
In his homily at the Mass of installation of a member of the Society of Jesus Christ the Priest as Lector and Acolyte, Bishop Morlino reflects on what it means to live o...
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Sunday 6/29/2014
Audio Who do you say that I am? by Msgr. Delbert Schmelzer
Msgr. Schmelzer talks about the faith of Peter and Paul and their role in the foundation of the early church.
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Friday 6/27/2014
Audio Diocesan Presbyteral Ordinations by Bishop Robert Morlino
Bishop Morlino shares words of wisdom with Deacons Scott Jablonski and Jim Leeser at their presbyteral ordinations. He reminds them that true freedom comes from practice ...
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Sunday 8/11/2013
Audio The Gift of Faith by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes talks about faith − the realization of what is hoped for and evidence of things not seen. Drawing from Pope Francis' recent encyclical, Msgr. Holmes poin...
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Sunday 6/9/2013
Audio The Courage to Witness by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes encourages us to give witness to the truth and beauty of the Gospel. We must do so with charity and compassion, as Christ did when he raised the young boy fr...
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Friday 3/29/2013
Audio Good Friday by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
On Good Friday, Msgr. Holmes reflects on the sorrow of Jesus on the cross. Priests, who share in the ministry of Christ, experience sorrow through the suffering they see ...
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Sunday 3/24/2013
Audio The School of Mercy by Bishop Robert Morlino
Bishop Morlino discusses the apparent contradiction of the cross: the ugliness of the torture inflicted on Christ contrasted against the beauty of the mercy God shows tow...
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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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Sunday 10/21/2012
Audio Scripture, Tradition, and Magisterium by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
In this second Year of Faith homily on the documents of Vatican II, Msgr. Holmes discusses the relationship between Sacred Scripture, the Church's Tradition, and the Magi...
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