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by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
on Sunday 12/1/2019

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by Bishop Donald Hying
on Thursday 10/24/2019

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 6/27/2019
Audio Large and Startling Figures: The Evangelization of Flannery O'Connor by Katie Behrens
Flannery O’Connor is extolled as one of the great Catholic writers of the modern era. But to wander into her stories or novels unawares is to find yourself in a strange...
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Thursday 5/23/2019
Audio The Theology of Bicycling by Alex Bedinghaus
Alex Bedinghaus is a normal guy pursuing holiness and a life lived to the full. He enjoys riding bicycles and motorcycles and is a sucker for a good chocolate chip cookie...
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Sunday 5/5/2019
Audio The Centrality of the Faith by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes provides several different examples from the readings to emphasize that the Lord Jesus is at the center of our Christian faith. That what we believe is not a...
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Thursday 4/25/2019
Audio Eyes to See: Our Shared Visual Culture by Dr. Lawan Glasscock
You’ll never see it the same way. Images shape our life in various ways. Mental images are a part of our selves, material images a basis of our memories and our relatio...
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Saturday 4/20/2019
Audio The Theological Cafe by Msgr. Jim Bartylla
Msgr. Bartylla invites us into the lives of many Madisonians he has encountered near Holy Name Heights over the last few years, encouraging us to be grateful for the gift...
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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 3/31/2019
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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Thursday 3/28/2019
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 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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Thursday 2/21/2019
Audio Surviving Scandal: Grief and Hope by None
We love the Church, but it can be difficult to profess allegiance to an institution so mired in crimes of abuse and cover-ups. Why do I stay, or why do I want to walk awa...
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Sunday 2/10/2019
Audio Lenten Small Groups by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes encourages parishoners to model those small groups that the Lord started with His disciples, taking time out of their day to "put out into the deep" this Len...
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Sunday 2/3/2019
Audio Cowboys and Prophets by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Spurred on by the lyrics of an old country song, Msgr. Holmes compares the reception of biblical prophets in their native places to those in foreign lands. To be accepte...
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Thursday 1/31/2019
Audio The Gospel of Instagram by Levi Rash
Twitter, Instagram, Facebook - Social Media has become the primary medium for "connection" in our society today. It serves as a platform for both good and evil. Join Levi...
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Sunday 1/27/2019
Audio Weeping for God by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes point out how those spoken about in the readings were weeping, not out of sadness or grief, but out of joy, gratitude, and repentance. May we too realize the...
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Tuesday 1/22/2019
Audio Madison March for Life by Msgr. Jim Bartylla
Msgr. James Bartylla reflects on various ethics in relation to the pro-life movement, that we may put aside self-interest and selfishness, and consistently and tirelessly...
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Sunday 1/13/2019
Audio Odor of Sanctity by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Epiphany, Baptism of the Lord, and the Wedding Feast at Cana - all three of these events make manifest the Lord's true identity and mission on earth. Just as the Lord was...
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Tuesday 1/1/2019
Audio Mother of God by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes teaches us about the history of the title "Mother of God," showing the significance of Mary, not only as the Mother of God, but as our Mother as well.
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Sunday 12/30/2018
Audio Understanding the Mystery by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes connects the life of the Holy Family with our daily family life, showing our lack of understanding of the mysteries in our daily lives. May we always take ti...
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Tuesday 12/25/2018
Audio Scandal of Particularity by Msgr. Jim Bartylla
Msgr. Bartylla explains that the scandal of particularity is the difficulty in believing that a single man can be the Savior of all men of the world. But it is in this my...
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Tuesday 12/25/2018
Audio Saving Us from Ourselves by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes connects the lives of Caesar Augustus, who brought peace and prosperity to the Roman empire, and Jesus Christ, who brings peace and joy to our daily lives, b...
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