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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 10/14/2018
18:07
Audio Living Poverty in the World by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes explains the Evangelical Counsels that all under religious vows follow in their daily lives. Yet, even the laity are encouraged to have a spirit of detachmen...
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Sunday 10/7/2018
15:42
Audio Joy of Childlike Trust by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes reflects on the state of marriage and human sexuality throughout the last 50 years, pointing out that when he encounters youth who strive to follow the Gospe...
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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 9/16/2018
19:30
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 9/9/2018
16:12
Audio Fruit of Christianity by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes uses the First Reading and the Gospel to reflect on the stories of deliverance and redemption among God's people, encouraging us to look to the Eucharist for...
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Sunday 9/2/2018
17:30
Audio In the Hands of God by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes reflects on the current events in the Catholic Church, drawing from the Office of Readings, and exhorting us to "become the kind of stone with which the buil...
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Sunday 8/12/2018
10:20
Audio Food for the Journey by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes reminds us that receving the Eucharist is not what defines us as a Catholic, but rather the disposition in which we receive and how we are changed after we r...
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Sunday 8/5/2018
9:52
Audio Bread from Heaven by Deacon Chris Schmelzer
As we continue the "Bread of Life" discourse on the Holy Eucharist, we encounter the faith and doubt among the people in the time of Jesus. Deacon Chris connects events f...
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Sunday 7/29/2018
15:46
Audio The Symbolic Meal by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Starting Chapter 6 of St. John's Gospel, we are treated to the start of Jesus' teaching on the Eucharist. Multiplying the loaves and the fish to feed the 5000 gathered, t...
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Sunday 7/22/2018
16:26
Audio Nourished by Him by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes draws on the examples of R.C.I.A. and the Rule of St. Benedict to encourage us to approach the Mass and Eucharist with the desire and expectation for the gra...
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Sunday 7/15/2018
7:52
Audio Chosen by God by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes explains how when God chooses one person and gives a special grade to one person, it is so that His grace might be felt by and given to many through that one...
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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 6/24/2018
13:26
Audio The Birth of St. John the Baptist by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
On the solemnity of the birth of St. John the Baptist, Msgr. Holmes reflects on how John prepared the world for the coming of Jesus. The Gospel reading gives the account ...
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Sunday 6/17/2018
11:11
Audio The Power of Life by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Much like a farmer cannot cause a seed to sprout and a doctor cannot cause a broken bone to heal, the power of life is within God's creation. We are not in control of cre...
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Sunday 6/10/2018
15:32
Audio Freedom from the Fall by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes contrasts the life and message of Adam in the Old Testament and Paul in the New Testament, bringing to life the battle between good and evil in the world tho...
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Sunday 6/3/2018
6:38
Audio The Feast of Corpus Christi by Bishop Robert Morlino
Bishop Morlino draws a parallel between the Eucharistic Procession on the feast of Corpus Christi and Jesus walking with us through the journey of our lives.
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Sunday 5/27/2018
9:51
Audio The Embrace of the Trinity by Deacon Steve Brunner
Newly-ordained Deacon Steve Brunner compares the architectural design of St. Peter's square in Rome to the embracing arms of the triune God. We can likewise be God's embr...
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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 5/6/2018
13:45
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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