Episode 110: How to Make Christ the Center of Your Rosary Prayer while Understanding the Paradoxes of the Rosary with Dr. James Papandrea
October 18th, 2021 | 31 mins 4 secs
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Dr. James Papandrea is a professor of Church History at a Protestant Seminary but as a faithful Catholic his goal is to make sure we understand how Christ is central to the Marian prayer of the rosary. Listen in on today's conversation between Fr. Edward Looney and Dr. James Papandrea to deepen your rosary meditation.
Episode 103: The Light of Christ in Celtic Spirituality and How Mary Crushes Darkness with Julianne Stanz
August 30th, 2021 | 45 mins 3 secs
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Julianne Stanz is a diocesan employee, consultant for the USCCB, and an author of several books. Today, she joins Fr. Edward Looney to talk about Celtic spirituality and Mary's role in crushing the darkness of our lives.
March 15th, 2021 | 39 mins 12 secs
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Pope Francis invited Catholics throughout the world to call upon Mary's intercession to end the Covid-19 pandemic. After all, she had been implored many times in the past during disease outbreaks. Kayla Harris of the Marian Library cataloged the expressions of Marian devotion during the pandemic and she shares highlights of what she learned.
January 4th, 2021 | 36 mins 44 secs
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Can wearing socks be an exercise in evangelization? That's the case with Sock Religious. Wear socks pertaining to the liturgical season or celebrate your favorite saints. Express your devotion to your favorite saint or let everybody know you are Catholic. This week, Scott Williams, founder of Sock Religious speaks with Fr. Edward Looney about wearing socks for the glory of God.
December 28th, 2020 | 1 hr 22 mins
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Meg Hunter Kilmer loves the saints and she talks with Fr. Edward Looney about familiar and obscure saints on this episode of How They Love Mary.
December 21st, 2020 | 43 mins 35 secs
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One of Dr. Luke Arredondo's favorite books is The Dawn of the Messiah by Dr. Edward Sri. This week, Luke and Fr. Edward unpack the connection between the Old and New Testament in relation to the Nativity of Jesus.
December 8th, 2020 | 39 mins 33 secs
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The liturgical season of Advent prepares us for Jesus' birth in Bethlehem. That means our four weeks of Advent mark the end of Mary's pregnancy. Like any expectant mom, Mary deserves a baby shower, and because she's generous, she wants it to help those in need. Fr. Looney speaks with Millennial Fiat from Instagram about her upcoming virtual event.
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 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.
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.