Episode 187: How Lorelei Savaryn Introduces Readers to Christian Themes about Death in her Fiction Writing
October 31st, 2022 | 37 mins 4 secs
book interview, purgatory
Lorelei Savaryn is an author with Penguin Random House and loves to tell magical stories in the spirit of C.S. Lewis. In her latest book, The Edge of In Between, the themes of heaven and purgatory come out in the story. In this conversation with Fr. Edward Looney, Lorelei shares about her life as a fiction author and the inspiration for her stories.
May 26th, 2022 | 39 mins 13 secs
dolindo ruotolo, purgatory, sophia institute press
Memorial Day is this weekend and many people will visit cemeteries, decorating their graves of loved ones, and offering prayers for their happy repose. In this episode. Fr. Edward Looney speaks with Kristen Van Uden from Sophia Institute Press about two recent books they published about Purgatory. If you have questions about Purgatory, hopefully she answers them! We talk about sources of the writers, what is Purgatory like, how do our prayers help, and is there time in Purgatory.
November 1st, 2021 | 57 mins 15 secs
deceased, lovedones, mary, purgatory, shrine, souls
A magnificent church graces the French countryside and is a place where people pray to Our Lady of Deliverance for the souls of their beloved dead. Learn the story of the shrine and devotions you can pray even if you aren't nearby in France.
October 29th, 2020 | 49 mins 57 secs
catholic, chrisalar, church, divinemercy, faustina, jesus, marians, mary, mercy, purgatory, suicide
Fr. Chris Alar, MIC, author of "After Suicide: There's Hope for Them and You" breaks down what the Church teaches about suicide and what Jesus had to say to St. Faustina about the topic. In the aftermath of a death of a loved one, families struggle. In this conversation with host, Fr. Edward Looney, Fr. Chris, he offers light in the midst of darkness and hope in a time of despair.