For centuries, believers have honored the Blessed Virgin Mary. They have written books about her, painted images, and built churches in her honor. Shrines are dedicated to her. People seek her intercession. Join host, Fr. Edward Looney and his weekly guest, as they discuss the Catholic faith and the role of Mary in their life. Gain new insights and begin or deepen your Marian devotion.
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.
August 15th, 2020 | 8 mins 15 secs
Fr. Edward Looney comments on social media posts and articles regarding the Blessed Virgin Mary.
August 14th, 2020 | 30 mins 34 secs
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The Rector and Guardian of the National Shrine of St. Maximilian Kolbe/Marytown in Libertyville, Illinois discusses the life and theology of St. Maximilian Kolbe.
August 8th, 2020 | 12 mins 49 secs
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Fr. Edward Looney presents and comments on Marian tweets and topics he's seen over the past two weeks.
August 5th, 2020 | 25 mins 2 secs
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Fr. Edward Looney speaks with Fr. David Uribe OMI, the Director of the National Shrine of Our Lady of Snows in Belleville, IL about the legend and devotion to Our Lady of Snows.
July 30th, 2020 | 38 mins 17 secs
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Many people know about the Jesuits because of their institutions of higher education, but St. Ignatius was a saintly man who encouraged his followers to enter into imaginative prayer. And part of his Spiritual Exercises included the Blessed Mother. Learn more from Fr. Joe Laramie, SJ.
July 23rd, 2020 | 34 mins 12 secs
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Fr. Edward Looney speaks with Julie Cragon, author of "Bless My Grandchild" about the spiritual role of grandparents.
July 18th, 2020 | 9 mins 6 secs
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Fr. Edward Looney highlights the trending Marian tweets and topics of the first part of July.