How They Love Mary
Weekly encouragement to begin or deepen your Marian devotion
We found 10 episodes of How They Love Mary with the tag “saints”.
Episode 213: What the Mystics Saw and Wrote about St. Joseph with Paul Thigpen
May 1st, 2023 | 38 mins 31 secs
book interview, saints
Many years ago TAN Books released a book "The Life of Mary as Seen by the Mystics." Now, they have the brother book, "The Life of Joseph as Seen by the Mystics." Paul Thigpen has combed the writings of five mystics and their writings and brought them together into a narrative account, telling the life and story of St. Joseph. Learn new insights, appreciate St. Joseph, and grow in your devotion to him through this interview.
Episode 209: Let Stephen Binz Be Your Tour Guide throughout the Holy Land and Poland
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.
Episode 208: How Blessed Conchita Can Help Us Meditate on the Passion, the Priesthood, and the Eucharist with Kathleen Beckman
April 3rd, 2023 | 41 mins 6 secs
book interview, saints
The spiritual life is vast and the holy men and women of our Catholic faith can inspire our devotion and deepen our love for Christ and the Church. Blessed Conchita is one of those holy women. A wife, mother, widow, and mystic, she delved deep into the spiritual life, receiving messages and revelations she has shared in her volumes of writings. Kathleen Beckman with her new biography about Blessed Conchita is introducing our contemporary age to the richness of her thought about the passion, the priesthood, and the Eucharist, in addition to her Marian spirituality.
Episode 198: The Inspiring Stories and Heroism of Our Someday Saints with Laurie Schmitt
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.
Episode 176: Why Fr. Edward is Writing his STL Thesis on St. Bernard of Clairvaux
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.
Episode 155: The Influence of St. Kateri Tekakwitha on Young People with Rebecca Sievers
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.
Episode 131: Saintly Moms Inspiring Modern Day Moms with Kelly Guest
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.
Episode 120: [Replay] How To Pick A Saint for the New Year with Meg Hunter Kilmer
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.
Episode 94: Why a Young Woman Would Choose to Be a Cloistered Nun with Erin Brown
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.