Fr. Edward Looney was ordained a priest for the Diocese of Green Bay on June 6, 2015. Fr. Looney quickly became known for his excellent writings and inspiring talks and homilies. Fr. Looney's writings have been featured in the pages of Catholic Digest and Missio Immaculatae, in addition to the web on Catholic Exchange, Aleteia, Church Pop, and Homiletic and Pastoral Review. He is a member of the Mariological Society of America and serves on their Administrative Council. Additionally, he is the author of the best-selling books A Heart Like Mary’s: 31 Daily Meditations to Help You Live and Love as She Does (Ave Maria Press) and A Rosary Litany (OSV).
October 13th, 2020 | 55 mins 18 secs
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To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Fatima apparitions in 2017, Dr. Luke Arredondo co-authored a book about a prayer we say after every decade of the rosary. Let's move from saying the prayer to really praying it. Learn about the Fatima prayer in this episode.
October 8th, 2020 | 41 mins 44 secs
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This episode brings you two different interviews. The first with Megan Harrington, the producer of Pray: The Story of Fr. Patrick Peyton. The second is a conversation with Philip Kosloski of Voyage Comics. The story of the saintly Fr. Patrick Peyton can be learned by audiences in two different mediums.
October 7th, 2020 | 37 mins 38 secs
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Chicago Radio Personality Kevin Matthews was tapped by the Blessed Mother to bring the statue of Broken Mary to people who are broken. Since finding the statue, Kevin's life has been transformed by the power of prayer with Mary.
October 3rd, 2020 | 11 mins 43 secs
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Fr. Edward Looney surveys the past two weeks of Marian tweets and topics.
October 1st, 2020 | 38 mins 34 secs
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Fr. Lawrence Lew, OP is the Promoter General of the Rosary for the Dominican Order and is the rector of the Rosary Shrine in England. On Twitter he is known for his beautiful photography of holy images and stained glass windows.
September 24th, 2020 | 35 mins 18 secs
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Fr. Edward Looney talks with Catholic author and radio personality Gary Zimak about his latest book available from Ave Maria Press: Let Go of Anger and Stress: Be Transformed by the Fruits of the Holy Spirit.
Bonus Episode 13- Trending Marian Tweets for the Holy Name of Mary and Our Lady of Sorrows with Rachel Bulman
September 19th, 2020 | 37 mins 18 secs
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Fr. Edward Looney and Rachel Bulman discuss tweets about the Holy Name of Mary and Our Lady of Sorrows, and then discuss Rachel Bulman's article that appeared on Word on Fire about the devotion to Our Lady of Sorrows.
September 15th, 2020 | 48 mins 5 secs
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Fr. Edward Looney talks with Catholic social media guru Tommy Tighe about how we as Catholics can share the Blessed Mother with our friends and followers on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and all the other platforms.
September 12th, 2020 | 11 mins 53 secs
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Fr. Edward Looney shares and comments on the Trending Marian Tweets and Topics he came across, including September being the month of Our Lady of Sorrows and September 8th's feast of Mary's Nativity.
September 10th, 2020 | 54 mins 30 secs
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Charbel Raish shares about the Virtual Spiritual Rosary Pilgrimage which began on the feast of Our Lady's Nativity and concludes on the feast of Our Lady of the Rosary.
September 3rd, 2020 | 29 mins 21 secs
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Fr. John LocCoco is a priest in the Archdiocese of Milwaukee and today he joins Fr. Edward Looney, a priest of the Diocese of Green Bay, to have a casual conversation about priestly life and ministry.
August 29th, 2020 | 6 mins 29 secs
Fr. Edward Looney presents the latest Marian news from twitter and the web.
August 28th, 2020 | 40 mins 21 secs
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Fr. Edward Looney talks with Shibly Kando, gift store owner in Bethlehem about the current state of pilgrimages during Covid-19 and what it is like to live near the place where Jesus was born.
August 22nd, 2020 | 7 mins 47 secs
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Fr. Edward Looney recounts the highlights of social media for the past week, beginning with the feast of the Assumption.
August 21st, 2020 | 31 mins 20 secs
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Fr. Edward Looney interviews the Parish Priest of Knock, Ireland, where in 1871, the Blessed Mother appeared alongside John the Beloved, St. Joseph, and a Lamb on the Altar on August 21st. Fr. Gibbons shares the story of Knock and its importance today.
August 19th, 2020 | 24 mins 9 secs
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Fr. Edward Looney has seen the new theatrical production of "Fatima" and he can't wait for listeners to have their opportunity in theatres or on demand on August 28th. In this episode, Fr. Edward speaks with the producer of the film, Natasha Howes.