Episode 108: The Impressions of a First Time Pilgrim to the Champion Apparition Shrine with Tony Ganzer
October 4th, 2021 | 36 mins 28 secs
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Tony Ganzer, an NPR Journalist from Cleveland and host of the Faith Full Podcast packed up the family van and set their eyes and GPS to Wisconsin. What brought him to NE Wisconsin? The site of Mary's 1859 apparition to Adele Brise located in Champion, Wisconsin. Fr. Edward Looney speaks with Tony today about his impressions of the Wisconsin apparition.
August 10th, 2021 | 24 mins 56 secs
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Miracles fascinate believers and unbelievers alike. What is a miracle? Why does God allow miracles? What are examples of miracles? How about Marian miracles? These questions and more are answered by Adam Blai on this week's How They Love Mary with Fr. Edward Looney.
June 7th, 2021 | 46 mins 31 secs
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The Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist, mesmerized the world a number of years ago when they first appeared on Oprah's show. People noticed their love of God, joy, and youthfulness. They are a growing religious community. What is their secret? What is their life like? Vocation Directress Sr. Joseph Andrew speaks with Fr. Looney today about their life, charism, and devotion.
May 17th, 2021 | 35 mins 32 secs
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You might find yourself on the road during the summer months and wanting to check out new places. Not only can you see secular places but there are so many religious sites to see as well. Travel writer Marion Amberg shares with us the Monuments, Marvels, and Miracles as a Catholic traveler across America.
April 26th, 2021 | 25 mins 6 secs
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Screen time has become very common in the life of children today and now they can use that time to learn the faith through a new innovative video game available from Loyola Press called Wanderlight. Joellyn Ciccarelli shares about the game with Fr. Edward Looney on this week's episode.
March 22nd, 2021 | 40 mins 18 secs
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Fr. Ubald had a reputation has a holy priest and Jesus worked healings as he carried the Eucharistic Lord in the monstrance. He survived the Rwandan Genocide. He died in 2021, after a long battle with Covid. Heidi Hess Saxton, an editor with Ave Maria Press, worked hand in hand with Fr. Ubald on his book, and she shares his story of forgiveness with us today.
February 22nd, 2021 | 38 mins 54 secs
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Artist Jen Norton joins Fr. Edward Looney to discuss her book "Surrender All: An Illuminated Journal Retreat through the Stations of the Cross." They discuss how to engage and pray with art and the benefits of journaling.
February 11th, 2021 | 22 mins 27 secs
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Fr. James Phalen lived in Lourdes, France for several years. Today, he talks with Fr. Edward Looney about the beauty of Lourdes, Mary's appearance, and message.
February 2nd, 2021 | 30 mins 48 secs
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Mary is the model disciple and was filled with grace and virtue. We can look to her and find in her attributes we can imitate. Fr. Quan Tran in his new book Imitation of Mary shows how Mary can aid all Christians on their journey to the kingdom of Heaven.
January 25th, 2021 | 33 mins 5 secs
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Veteran journalist Teresa Tomeo wants to help people listen for God in their life. Through her own story and others she has done just that with her new book from Sophia Institute Press. Today she shares with Fr. Edward Looney the secrets about listening for God.