April and May Updates

Posted by on Jun 2, 2017 in blog | 0 comments

During the months of April and May, the following articles appeared in publications online and in print. April April 10- “St. Faustina Prayer Book for the Conversion of Sinners: An Interview with Susan Tassone”  on Catholic Exchange. May May 1- 5 Children’s Books Perfect for Celebrating Mary’s Month of May on Church Pop May 3- 5 Books that Could Transform Your Devotion to Mary This May on Church Pop May 16- “Suggestions for Observing the Marian Month in a Parish” on Homiletic and...

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January, February, March 2017 Updates

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January, February, March 2017 Updates

Curious what I’ve been up to during the first quarter of 2017?  Here’s a recap: Online Articles: Catholic Exchange Learning the Fatima Vocabulary March 29, 2017 God’s Transforming Power in the Song of Bernadette February 9, 2017 God Interrupted My Day Catholic Exchange, January 25, 2017 How a Teenager on Hospice Inspired Many Catholic Exchange, January 20, 2017 I Gave Up Alcohol for 33 Days, Here’s What Happened Catholic Exchange, January 2, 2017 ChurchPOP A New Nightime Examen based on...

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2016:Year In Review

Posted by on Jan 1, 2017 in blog, Uncategorized | 0 comments

2016 Year In Review 24 Online Articles Published 1 Journal Article Published 1 New Book Published (A Rosary Litany) 1 Academic Conference Presentation (PAMI, Fatima, Portugal) 10+ Speaking Engagements on the Blessed Virgin Mary at parishes, Catholic organizations, events, etc. Most Popular Homilies: We Are The Maccabees Of The 21st Century – 32nd Sun OT Yr C 278 Open The Door And Let Jesus In Your House-31 Sun In OT Yr C 137 Fall On Your Knees-Christmas 2015, Year C 130 Four Marks Of A Humble...

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We are the Maccabees of the 21st Century

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Listen to the audio of this homily here:  https://soundcloud.com/fr-edward-looney/we-are-the-maccabees-of-the-21st-century-32nd-sun-ot-yr-c               We heard a startling account in our first reading today from the Second Book of Maccabees.  To better understand it, we need to place it in its proper context. The Old Testament contains two books of Maccabees which captures the persecution of the Jewish people.  The first book of Maccabees recounts the destruction of the temple and the building of...

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August Round Up

Posted by on Aug 30, 2016 in blog | 0 comments

August was a busy month for Fr. Looney in terms of radio interviews and articles.  Check out Fr. Looney’s most recent publications: Radio Appearances  EWTN Radio, Morning Glory, August 1, 2016.  Interview begins at 16:56- https://soundcloud.com/ewtn-radio/morning-glory-for-monday-august-1st-2016-with-louis-brown-of-cmf Radio Maria, Quest for the Culture of Life, August 9, 2016.  Listen here:  http://radiomaria.us/august-09-2016-4/ EWTN Radio, Take 2 with Jerry and Debbie, August 15, 2016.  Listen...

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Catholic Exchange Article on Belgian Apparitions

Posted by on Mar 28, 2016 in blog | 0 comments

Featured recently on Relevant Radio, Fr. Edward Looney’s article on Beauraing and Banneux can be found at:  http://catholicexchange.com/marys-message-for-belgium-beauraing-and-banneux

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A Rosary Litany

Posted by on Mar 3, 2016 in blog, featured | 4 comments

A Rosary Litany

Fr. Edward Looney has released his latest Marian devotional book–A Rosary Litany: Renewing a Pious Custom.   A Rosary Litany reintroduces the Christian faithful to a pious custom of praying the rosary, promoted by St. Louis de Montfot, and recommended by Bl. Paul VI and St. John Paul II.  Fr. Looney recommends several phrases which could be inserted into the Hail Mary after the names of Jesus or Mary.  Inserting these phrases guides and focuses one’s meditation on the rosary mystery and when...

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Litany to Our Lady of Good Help

Posted by on Mar 3, 2016 in blog, featured | 0 comments

Litany to Our Lady of Good Help

    Fr. Edward Looney’s devotion to the Shrine of Our Lady of Good Help in Champion, WI has led him to develop the “cult” of Marian devotion to Mary under this title for the English speaking world.  Much of the devotion for Our Lady of Good Help, that is, the original devotion, is in French.  The Litany to Our Lady of Good Help is original and unique to the English language.  To request copies of the Litany prayer card, email Fr. Edward at:...

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Prayer After Holy Communion for the Conversion of Sinners

Posted by on Jul 15, 2015 in blog, featured | 2 comments

Prayer After Holy Communion for the Conversion of Sinners

In 1859, the Queen of Heaven instructed Adele Brise to offer her Holy Communion for this intention.  To this end, Fr. Edward wished to assist people in doing so, and has penned a “A Prayer After Holy Communion for the Conversion of Sinners.” The Shrine of Our Lady of Good Help prays this prayer at the end of Mass to actualize the request of Mary.  Will you consider joining the Queen of Heaven who prays for the conversion of sinner, by doing as she requested. Get your holy card from...

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A Novena to the Queen of Heaven, Our Lady of Good Help

Posted by on Apr 27, 2014 in blog, featured | 0 comments

A Novena to the Queen of Heaven, Our Lady of Good Help

Edward Looney’s latest book for the Shrine of Our Lady of Good Help is a nine-day novena.  Many pilgrims have asked for a novena and their requests have been heard.  The novena includes daily intentions intimately connected to the story of the shrine and can be used in a variety of ways, including: to honor the October anniversary, in preparation for a pilgrimage, or as a thanksgiving for graces received at the shrine. Purchase your copy today from Edward Looney’s online store or wherever Catholic...

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