July 24th, 2023 | 47 mins 6 secs
apparitions, pilgrimage, shrines
Anthony Bonna flies to Wisconsin once or twice a year with the sole purpose of visiting the National Shrine of Our Lady of Champion, formerly known under a different appellation of Our Lady of Good Help. Mary appeared in 1859 to Adele Brise and spoke a message encouraging prayer and catechesis. Today, pilgrims visit the shrine daily to participate in the sacraments of the Church and implore Mary's help. In this episode, Anthony Bonna shares his experience of pilgrimage and what he does for hours while visiting.
April 10th, 2023 | 43 mins 55 secs
book interview, pilgrimage, saints
Stephen Binz is a noted Catholic biblical scholar and leader of Catholic pilgrimages. He has a vast knowledge of the Holy Land and Poland and in today's interview, he gives insider tips to visiting where Jesus lived and ministered and the land where devotion abounds.
September 23rd, 2022 | 44 mins 31 secs
Fr. Edward Looney speaks with Anna Nuzzo about her music ministry that has brought her to the Mystical Shrine in New York and the work she has done with Jeannie Ewing and the Marians of the Immaculate Conception. Fr. Looney and Anna then talk about a pilgrimage opportunity they are offering to Belgium beginning on Memorial Day 2023 through June 9, 2023. Listen to Anna's music and her reflections about ministry in this interview!
August 11th, 2022 | 45 mins 10 secs
Fr. Edward Looney has prayed at the National Shrine of St. Philomena in Briggsville, WI on a number of occasions. He has sent donations to a lady named Susan Hilliard for years, and today he is able to speak with her in her capacity as caretaker and promoter of the shrine. St. Philomena is a powerful saint who you might wish to invoke in your personal litany of saints.
July 26th, 2022 | 38 mins 39 secs
art museums, pilgrimage, sacred art
Stephen Auth has been a promoter of art for a long time, helping people to appreciate the religious collection at the Metropolitan Museum of Art (Met) in New York City. In his latest book with Sophia Institute Press, he invites people to make a pilgrimage to the museum, an idea that resonated with Fr. Edward Looney. Discover God and faith in artwork in this week's How They Love Mary conversation.
July 21st, 2022 | 30 mins 20 secs
Fr. Edward fell in love with the Mother Cabrini Shrine in Chicago and shares his conversation with Sr. Brigid as he visits the shrine again this week, with 45 of his parishioners.
July 19th, 2022 | 26 mins 17 secs
belleville, catholic shrines, il, our lady of snows, pilgrimage
There's a shrine to Our Lady of Snows in Belleville, Illinois. But why? Learn more in this conversation Fr. Edward had with the Director of the Shrine.
July 14th, 2022 | 36 mins 50 secs
history, pilgrimage, shrines
America isn't a Catholic Country, but Catholics have played an important part of its history. Historian, Kevin Schmiesing, author of "A Catholic Pilgrimage through American History: People and Places that Shaped the Church in the United States" joins Fr. Edward Looney to talk about people and places important in the Catholic ethos of the United States and the hows and whys of why you should visit those places.
July 6th, 2022 | 30 mins 12 secs
Last summer, Fr. Edward was invited to speak at Trinity Heights in Sioux City, Iowa. When he arrived, he was impressed by the property. The shrine has two 30+ feet statues of Jesus and Mary, and several other devotional areas. Today, Terry Hegarty joins Fr. Edward to share the story behind and the future of Trinity Heights.
June 23rd, 2022 | 35 mins 58 secs
marion amberg, marvels, miracles, monuments, pilgrimage, summer, travel
Fr. Edward Looney loves to visit holy places and shrines throughout the United States. So does Marion Amberg who shares the wealth of her knowledge with us in this episode.