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).
November 17th, 2020 | 25 mins 29 secs
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For over 20 years, John Kraemer has built lego churches that have been on display at Churches through Michigan and the US. This project has become a ministry for John and today he discusses with Fr. Looney how God calls all people, no matter their gifts, abilities, or disabilities.
November 14th, 2020 | 11 mins 21 secs
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Fr. Edward Looney comments on the latest social media posts pertaining to the Blessed Mother.
November 12th, 2020 | 33 mins 45 secs
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Advent is meant to be a season for us to prepare for Christmas. But how often do we start with good intentions and realize on Christmas Eve we never paused to pray and be silent. This week, Fr. Edward Looney talks with Fr. Joel Sember, author of "Oriens: A Pilgrimage Through Advent and Christmas," who will guide us to a more prayerful Advent season and beyond.
November 10th, 2020 | 28 mins 46 secs
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Sarah Huber posts on Twitter and Instagram each day asking for prayer intentions when she prays the rosary. Fr. Edward Looney talks with Sarah the story behind her posts and her devotion to Mary and the rosary.
November 7th, 2020 | 17 mins 45 secs
Lots of people tweet about the Blessed Mother. Marian theologian, Fr. Edward Looney, presents and comments on the latest Marian tweets from October 3-November 1.
November 5th, 2020 | 41 mins 22 secs
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Anna Nuzzo is a familiar voice on How They Love Mary as she sings the weekly intro and this week, Fr. Edward Looney talks with her about her new Marian cd, Pray for Us, which shares the music associated with Mary's apparitions.
October 29th, 2020 | 49 mins 57 secs
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Fr. Chris Alar, MIC, author of "After Suicide: There's Hope for Them and You" breaks down what the Church teaches about suicide and what Jesus had to say to St. Faustina about the topic. In the aftermath of a death of a loved one, families struggle. In this conversation with host, Fr. Edward Looney, Fr. Chris, he offers light in the midst of darkness and hope in a time of despair.
October 27th, 2020 | 41 mins
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LIsa Hendey is the founder of Catholicmom.com and a gifted journalist, writer, and speaker. In her latest book for children, "I Am a Saint in the Making," Lisa introduces young and old alike to the call we all share to become saints. Join host Fr. Edward Looney and guest Lisa Hendey for a captivating conversation about saints and discover hidden gems in the text and illustrations.
October 22nd, 2020 | 27 mins 41 secs
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Columnist Kelly Guest recently shared with readers of CatholicMom.com lessons she learned throughout life about the rosary. Today she shares her insights with Fr. Edward Looney on the podcast How They Love Mary.
October 20th, 2020 | 17 mins 52 secs
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The story of the Saint of Auschwitz is known by many. He gave his life so another might live. In this interview, Fr. Edward Looney speaks with Oscar Delgado, the associate producer of the film Two Crowns slated for a fathom event on October 26, 2020 and expected dvd and streaming release sometime thereafter.
October 16th, 2020 | 17 mins 15 secs
People captioned Fr. Edward's tipped over statue of Mary. He comments on the captions.
October 15th, 2020 | 37 mins 55 secs
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Sr. Andrew Marie, FSP, used social media to remind people to pray the rosary. When she posted pictures of her rosary, people began asking where they could get one. This led her to create an Etsy store to sell corded ladder rosaries . Sr. Andrews shares about her vocation, life as a Daughter of St. Paul, and rosary making in this episode.
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.