May 2nd, 2022 | 43 mins 56 secs
how they love mary the book, htlm, leper priest, lesson 1, priest saint, priestly holiness, saint damien of molokai
Lesson 1 of Fr. Looney's newest book examines the Marian devotion of St. Damien of Molokai. He speaks with Fr. Ervin Caliente, a classmate of Fr. Looney's from seminary, who actually spent time assisting in the parish where St. Damien of Molokai served. Learn more about the need for holy priests and how St. Damien of Molokai is a shining example.
April 28th, 2022 | 28 mins
apparitions, bi location, blessed virgin, mary, mystical city of god, sor maria, venerable maria of agreda
Fr. Edward recently visited Spain and had the opportunity to visit Agreda and venerate the incorrupt body of Venerable Maria of Agreda, celebrate Mass in the monastery, and interview Sister Patricia about life in the convent founded Venerable Maria of Agreda.
April 25th, 2022 | 42 mins 42 secs
d. w. lafferty, marian apocalypse, marian apocalypticism, where peter is
Fr. Edward Looney dives into the topic of the apocalypse, Mary's role in the apocalypse, and what we should make of Marian Apocalypticism in this week's conversation with D.W. Lafferty.
Episode 141: The Message of Our Lady of America and St. Joseph to Sr. Mary Ephrem (Mildred Neuzil) with Monsignor Arthur Calkins
April 18th, 2022 | 1 hr 3 mins
marian apparitions, ourladyofamerica, united states
In 2021, six US bishops issued a statement about the apparitions by Sr. Mildred Neuzil and said they could not nor would not authenticate them as supernatural. One of the reasons pertained to messages from St. Joseph regarding is role in salvation. In this conversation, Monsignor Arthur Calkins explains to us the Church's teaching about co-redemption and mediation of grace and we learn more about the messages and significance of this 20th century US Marian apparition.
April 14th, 2022 | 22 mins 50 secs
father stu, helena, mark wahlberg, mary, montana, movie, priesthood, sony pictures, stuart long, virgin mary
The Catholic world is all a buzz about Father Stu, the new movie starring Mark Wahlberg who plays Father Stuart Long. Father Stu is a moving film about a man who overcame all odds to become a priest. Mark Wahlberg portrays Father Stu, but Fr. Bart Tolleson knew him in real life and joins Fr. Edward Looney today to share stories about his friend.
April 11th, 2022 | 50 mins 40 secs
dr. stacy trasancos, eucharistic miracles, eucharistic revival, faith and science, fides et ratio, real presence
Dr. Stacy Trasancos is a Catholic convert, mom, author, and chemist who wants to help people realize that science and faith are not at odds. She writes about the intersection of faith and science and has done so in her new book she co-authored with Fr. George Eliot called "Behold It is I." In this conversation with Fr. Edward Looney, Dr. Trasancos speaks about Christ's true presence in the Eucharist as manifested through Eucharistic miracles.
April 4th, 2022 | 35 mins 49 secs
blessings, della reese, friendship, hollywood, prayer, reflection, roma downey, touched by an angel, unexpected blessings
In her latest book, Unexpected Blessings: 90 Inspirations to Nourish Your Soul and Open Your Heart, Actress and Producer Roma Downey looks back over her life and shares the unexpected blessings of her childhood and acting career. Hear her in this conversation with Fr. Edward Looney as she shares about her years on Touched by an Angel and friendship with Della Reese.
Episode 137: What it takes to Publish a Book and the Value of Spiritual Reading (especially during Lent and Holy Week) with Kristen Van Uden
March 28th, 2022 | 35 mins 46 secs
apparitions, calvary, classics, garabandal, holy land, holy week, jesus, lent, mary, spiritual classics
Kristen Van Uden works for Sophia Institute Press and serves as spokesperson for deceased authors of classical works. In this episode, she speaks with Fr. Edward Looney about the process of getting a book published and the value of spiritual reading. They focus on three books perfect for Lent and Holy Week. It's still not too late to begin spiritual reading this Lent.
Episode 136: The Messages Received by Joseph Terelya in a Ukrainian Marian Apparition with Michael Lichens
March 24th, 2022 | 35 mins 43 secs
apparitions, blessed virgin, catholic, joseph terelya, marian devotion, mary, sophia institute press, ukraine, wincenty laszewski
Fr. Edward Looney talks with Catholic Exchange Editor Michael Lichens about a 1987 Marian apparition that occurred in Ukraine, received by Joseph Terelya, with a message about forgiveness, the state of evil in the world, and a call to pray for Russia. Learn about this apparition and others with the coffee table book "The World of Marian Apparitions" by Wincenty Laszewski and published by Sophia Institute Press.
March 21st, 2022 | 53 mins 55 secs
bohorodista, icons, imri, marian devotion, marianlibrary, mary, pokrov, ukraine
Dr. Richard Lenar wrote his doctoral dissertation at the International Marian Research Institute on the Marian Devotion of Ukrainian Catholics, utilizing a special collection at the Marian Library. Dr. Lenar shares his wealth of knowledge about Ukrainian history with Fr. Edward in this conversation.
March 17th, 2022 | 42 mins 36 secs
blesed virgin, covid, covid19, dan venezia, ewtn, mary, mother angelica, rosary, surviving covid-19
Dan Venezia, a former MLB player, was one of the first people in New York who came down with Covid-19. Hospitalized during Holy Week, he turned to prayer, and through television, he began praying the rosary with Mother Angelica on EWTN. In this episode, Dan shares his passion, love, and devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary with host Fr. Edward Looney.
March 14th, 2022 | 30 mins 23 secs
avila, dan burke, devil, prayer, spiritual warfare, teresa of avila
In this week's episode, Fr. Edward Looney speaks with Dan Burke, founder of the Avila Institute, about the spiritual life and how to notice the presence of the devil. Dan will help you to learn how to pray beyond intercessory and to enter into discursive prayer with the Almighty God.
March 7th, 2022 | 54 mins 8 secs
apparitions, blessed virgin, chastisement, garabandal, illumination of conscience, mary, miracle, prophecies
A few years ago, Fr. Edward Looney learned about Garabandal through a movie that he the chance to see. At the time he was skeptical about the phenomena, but recently he has been growing in devotion and appreciation of this 1960s Spanish Marian apparition. Today, he speaks with Glenn Hudson about everything related to Garabandal. Take a listen and judge for yourself.
February 28th, 2022 | 34 mins 29 secs
intercession, kelly guest, moms, motherhood, parenting, prayer, saintly moms, saints
Years ago Kelly Guest would not have imagined being a mother when she entered the convent. God led her out of the convent before her final vows and now she is the mother of nine children. As a faithful and devout Catholic, Kelly Guest has turned to the holy example of saintly moms to help her be a better and holier mother. Learn about these saintly moms as Fr. Edward converses with Kelly.
February 20th, 2022 | 32 mins 44 secs
domestic church, family catechesis, family prayer, katherine bogner, marian prayer, prayer, through the year
Katie Bogner is helping families incorporate prayer to Jesus through Mary with her series, "Through the Year with Jesus" and "Through the Year with Mary." In this conversation with host Fr. Edward Looney, Katherine discusses Mary in the context of families, catechesis, the rosary and Advent.
February 17th, 2022 | 28 mins 28 secs
biography of mary, brenda lorena garcia, faith in hollywood, hollywood, maria of agreda, mystical city of god
Brenda Lorena Garcia is a stunt-double and a Hollywood actress who loves God and the Blessed Mother. A part of Opus Dei and the Confraternity of the Holy Rosary, she seeks to attend Mass daily, pray the rosary, and do spiritual reading. She recently discovered Fr. Edward Looney's Mystical City of God in a Year Podcast and shares why she is listening and what she hopes to take away from the work of Venerable Maria of Agreda.