January 16th, 2023 | 44 mins 31 secs
book interview, saints
Blessed Solanus Casey, Venerable Frederic Baraga, and Venerable Samuel Mazuchelli all have something in common. They are someday saint and also featured in a book by Laurie Schmitt. In this conversation with Fr. Edward Looney, Laurie shares about her writing projects, devotion to the someday saints, and how they impress her.
September 13th, 2022 | 16 mins 31 secs
book, lessons, saints
Fr. Edward Looney goes solo in this episode as he continues to goes deeper into each person featured in his latest book How They Love Mary available from Sophia Institute Press. In this episode Fr. Edward shares about some of the Marian writings of St. Bernard and how he began his research career with St. Bernard.
June 13th, 2022 | 37 mins 53 secs
book, lessons, saints, summercamp
The Diocese of Green Bay is home to a summer camp for young people called Camp Tekakwitha. In today's episode, Fr. Edward Looney speaks with the camp director Rebecca Sievers about her background with Camp Tek, her favorite memories, how they instill devotion to this saint, and about the other Camp Tekakwithas throughout the US.
February 28th, 2022 | 34 mins 29 secs
intercession, kelly guest, moms, motherhood, parenting, prayer, saintly moms, saints
Years ago Kelly Guest would not have imagined being a mother when she entered the convent. God led her out of the convent before her final vows and now she is the mother of nine children. As a faithful and devout Catholic, Kelly Guest has turned to the holy example of saintly moms to help her be a better and holier mother. Learn about these saintly moms as Fr. Edward converses with Kelly.
December 30th, 2021 | 1 hr 22 mins
intercession, patron, pray for us, saints
Meg Hunter Kilmer joined Fr. Edward at the end of 2020 to talk about her love for the saints and encouraged us to pick a patron saint in 2021. Her episode is the number one most listened to podcast of How They Love Mary. With the new year approaching, I am re-releasing our conversation for your spiritual edification.
Episode 114: A Shrine to Mother Cabrini Nestled Among the High Rises in Downtown Chicago with Sr. Bridget Zanin, MSC
November 15th, 2021 | 30 mins 10 secs
mary, mothercabrini, saints, shrines
St. Frances Xavier Cabrini founded a missionary order of religious sisters and she made her way to the United States, arriving first in New York, journeying to Colorado, and living out the remainder of her life in Chicago. Today, the National Shrine welcomes pilgrims to learn about this saintly woman and ask for her prayers.
June 21st, 2021 | 36 mins 53 secs
blessedmother, catholic, devotion, discernment, mary, motherofgod, nuns, religious, saints
Erin Brown has lived and worked in the world as a teacher for a few years. In her young adult life, she began to ask the question, "What does God want me to do with my life?" Through prayer and discernment, she is entering the Summit, NJ Dominicans in August. What leads a young woman to make such a radical decision? Hear her story this week as she speaks with Fr. Edward Looney.
December 28th, 2020 | 1 hr 22 mins
blessedvirgin, catholic, devotion, mary, meghunterkilmer, prayer, rosary, saints
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 17th, 2020 | 43 mins 46 secs
apparitions, avemaria, blessed virgin, catholic, devotion, marian, mary, nuns, rosary, saints
The Daughters of St. Paul released a beautiful, hardcover, illustrated book for daily reading and prayer called In Caelo et in Terra: 365 Days with the Saints. This book needs to be in your home and opened daily. Hear Sr. Danielle talk about the book in greater detail with Fr. Edward Looney.
December 10th, 2020 | 58 mins 55 secs
apparitions, avemaria, blessed virgin, catholic, devotion, kathrynlopez, marian, mary, miracles, mystics, pilgrimage, saints
The writings are filled with wisdom for our everyday life. We can pray with their words and allow them to transform our life, challenging us to live holy lives. Kathryn Jean Lopez, author of "A Year with the Mystics" discusses their influence in her life with Fr. Edward Looney on this episode of How They Love Mary.