How They Love Mary

Weekly encouragement to begin or deepen your Marian devotion

About the show

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.

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Episodes

  • Bonus Episode 8: Trending Marian Tweets and Topics

    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.

  • Episode 36: And Snow Fell From Heaven- The National Shrine of Our Lady of Snows

    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.

  • Episode 35: Ignatian Spirituality and Imagining Jesus Saying "Mother" with Fr. Joe Laramie SJ

    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.

  • Episode 34: Grandparents are Prayer Warriors with Julie Cragon

    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.

  • Bonus Episode 7: Trending Marian Tweets and Topics

    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.

  • Episode 33: Wear a Scapular for Heaven's Sake with Steve Kerekes

    July 16th, 2020  |  29 mins 20 secs
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    Fr. Edward Looney talks about the scapular devotion with Scapulars.com founder Steve Kerekes.

  • Episode 32: Devoted to Mary as a Monk with Br. Maximilian Burkhart, OSB

    July 9th, 2020  |  40 mins 4 secs
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    Fr. Edward Looney talks with a Benedictine brother and monk Maximilian Burkhart of Conception Abbey about St. Benedict, monastic life, and St. Maximilian Kolbe.

  • Episode 31: Consecrate Your Family to Mary with Donna-Marie Cooper O'Boyle

    June 25th, 2020  |  38 mins 47 secs
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    Fr. Edward Looney talks with Donna Marie Cooper-O'Boyle about her new book pertaining to preparation for Family Marian consecration.

  • Bonus Episode 6: Trending Marian Tweets and Topics

    June 23rd, 2020  |  7 mins 30 secs
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    Fr. Edward Looney brings you the latest Marian content from websites and social media in this week's bonus episdoe.

  • Episode 30: Confronting Sin with the Power of the Cross with Fr. Dwight Longenecker

    June 18th, 2020  |  27 mins 20 secs
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    Fr. Edward Looney talks with Fr. Dwight Longenecker about his latest book "Immortal Combat: Confronting the Heart of Darkness."

  • Bonus Episode 5: Trending Marian Tweets and Topics

    June 13th, 2020  |  8 mins 24 secs
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    Fr. Edward Looney searches social media and comments on the Marian tweets and topics this week.

  • Episode 29: The Beautiful Wardrobe of Our Lady with Anthony DeStefano

    June 9th, 2020  |  32 mins 31 secs
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    Best-selling Christian author Anthony DeStefano recently shared about the wardrobe of Our Lady in her various apparitions. Fr. Looney delves deeper into the topic in this episode of How They Love Mary.

  • Bonus Episode 4: Trending Marian Tweets and Topics

    June 6th, 2020  |  7 mins 24 secs

    After a three week break from the bonus episodes, Fr. Looney brings you the latest Marian tweets and topics you might have missed.

  • Episode 28: Welcoming Jesus' Heart During June with Emily Jaminet

    June 1st, 2020  |  36 mins 29 secs

    Fr. Edward Looney interviews Emily Jaminet about devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus and what it means to enthrone the Sacred Heart in your home.

  • Episode 27: Living and Being the Magnificat with Sonja Corbitt

    May 26th, 2020  |  40 mins 43 secs
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    Fr. Edward Looney discusses Sonja Corbitt's new book, "Exalted: How the Power of the Magnificat Can Transform Us."

  • Episode 26: Hunting the Miracles of the Virgin, Mother, and Queen with Michael O'Neil

    May 19th, 2020  |  39 mins 19 secs
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    Fr. Edward Looney interviews the Miracle Hunter, Michael O'Neil, as they discuss Mary's many apparitions and titles which correlate to a new book Michael co-authored with Dr. Robert Fastigii- Virgin, Mother, and Queen: Encountering Mary in Time and Tradition.