Fr. Edward Looney is a prolific writer, not only has he authored 8 books, he has authored several journal articles and contribtues regularly to Catholic periodicals like Catholic Digest and other online platforms like Aleteia and Catholic Exchange.  You can view his author page at the links below.  You can also see a log of all his writings below.

Catholic Exchange

Catholic Digest
Church Pop

Homiletic and Pastoral Review
Ignitum Today
Catholic Lane

Journal Articles Written by Fr. Edward Looney

  • Looney, Edward, “Lessons Mary Taught at Champion” Chicago Studies 55 (Winter 2016): 89-100.
  • Looney, Edward. “Chiara Lubich, Mary, and the Family,” Marian Studies (2015).  (Pending Publication, Delivered at 2015 MSA Meeting)
  • Looney Edward, “The Marian Devotion of the Young Thomas Merton: The Seven Storey Mountain and The Sign of Jonas,” in The Merton Seasonal: A Quarterly Review vol. 28, no. 2 (Summer 2013): 3-13. 
  • Looney, Edward, “Called to Evangelize: The Story of Adele Brise and the Mariophany that Changed Her Life” in Marian Studies LXII (2011): 119-138.

Periodical Publications Written by Fr. Edward Looney

  • Looney, Edward, “Living the Message of Fatima 100 Years Later” Catholic Digest
  • Looney, Edward, “Why I Love Religious-Reflections of a Newly Ordained Priest” Religious Life (A Publication of the Institute on Religious Life, Libertyville, IL), 7-8.
  • Looney, Edward, “Chicagoans Go on Pilgrimage: The Shrine of Our Lady of Good Help,” The Bridge (A Publication of the University of St. Mary of the Lake, Fall 2011/Winter 2012), p. 10-11.
  • Looney, Edward. “The Miraculous Medal and Priestly Vocations.” Year of Faith: 2012-2013 Seminarian Directory [for the] Diocese of Green Bay (2012).
  • Walking pilgrimages: A tradition renewed at shrine
    The Compass, August 11, 2011
    (Published in Print and Online)

Online Articles Written by Fr. Edward Looney 


What to Do When You Visit a Shrine
May 14, 2018

9 Short Prayers to Help You Remember Your Death
March 16, 2018

This App Will Help You Keep Your Lenten Rosary Resolution
March 3, 2018

Why You Need These Two Fatima Children in Your Spiritual Life
February 20, 2018

Mary’s Fertile Prayers
January 5, 2018

Imaginative Prayer with Christmas Carols
December 17, 2017

3 Pro-Life Lessons from Advent
December 14, 2017

Mary’s Shining Example in The Star
November 25, 2017

Why Holy Water Comes With Me When I Travel
November 17, 2017

What Does Your Prayer Book Say About You?
October 29, 2017

Catholic Exchange

Our Lady of Fatima, Woman of the Promise
May 11, 2018

What St. Elizabeth of the Trinity Can Teach Us About Loving the Eucharist
April 18, 2018

How St. Faustina Can Help Us Adore the Blessed Sacrament
March 21, 2018

10 Lenten Lessons from Fr. Daniel Lord
February 20, 2018

Spiritual Lessons I Learned from Dieting
January 30, 2018

The Patience of Mary
December 5, 2017

Find Your Marian Heart: An Interview With Fr. Edward Looney
November 23, 2017

Lessons I Learned from Scripture After My Mom Passed Away
November 8, 2017

Seven Souls to Pray for This November
October 30, 2017

Seven Ways to Live Fatima’s Message
October 16, 2017

Our Lady of Good What?
October 9, 2017

Recalling Our Lady’s Three Feasts
October 2, 2017

Looking to Mary to Help Quell our Fears
August 30, 2017

Making Assumptions about the Assumption
August 15, 2017

Why We Need Fatima’s Message Today
July 13, 2017

Our Lady is a Real Wonder Woman
June 13, 2017

New Fatima Resources for the 100th Anniversary
May 22, 2017

St. Faustina Prayer Book for the Conversion of Sinners: An Interview with Susan Tassone”
April 10, 2017

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

Celebrating Christmas in the Aftermath of Suicide
Catholic Exchange, December 21, 2016

Four Advent Attitudes
Catholic Exchange, November 28. 2016

An Examination of Conscience based on Hacksaw Ridge
Catholic Exchange, November 23, 2016

We, the Church, are the Maccabees of the 21st Century
Catholic Exchange, November 7, 2016

Answering Eight Questions about Purgatory: An Interview with Susan Tassone
Catholic Exchange, November 2, 2016

Four Rosary Projects to Know About
Catholic Exchange, October 7, 2016

Spiritual Lessons from the Olympics
Catholic Exchange, August 22, 2016

10 Priests to Pray For
Catholic Exchange, August 4, 2016

Cloistered Nuns Want to Pray for You!
Catholic Exchange, July 18, 2016

St. Joseph: Present or Absent from the Visitation
Catholic Exchange, May 31, 2016

Rosary Advice from St. Louis de Montfort
Catholic Exchange, April 28, 2016

A May for Mary
Catholic Exchange, April 25, 2016

Getting to Know St. Bernadette
Catholic Exchange, April 18, 2016

Mary’s Message for Belgium: Beauraing and Banneux
Catholic Exchange, March 23, 2016

Learning to Love the Rosary
Catholic Exchange Podcast, March 15, 2016

Focolare Changed Me: Meet Chiara Lubich
Catholic Exchange, March 14, 2016

The Architect of Beauty at Lourdes
Catholic Exchange, February 11, 2016

Takeaways from Full of Grace: A Movie Review
Catholic Exchange, January 13, 2016

Spiritual Insights from New Year’s Resolutions
Catholic Exchange, January 4, 2016

Bury the Dead
Catholic Exchange, November 10, 2015

Drawn to Maria Goretti
Catholic Exchange, November 4, 2015

Pope Leo XIII’s Lessons on the Rosary
Catholic Exchange, October 7, 2015

Eight Hints on How to Experience College 
Catholic Exchange, August 26, 2015

Ten Marian Facts about St. Bernard of Clairvaux
Catholic Exchange, August 20, 2015

Why I Love Consecrated Religious!
Catholic Exchange, August 3, 2015

Walking with Mary
Catholic Exchange, July 15, 2015

Catholic Digest

Mother of the Church
May 17, 2018

Celebrate Mary’s Conception, Not Jesus’
December 8, 2017

Find New Meaning the Rosary
October 27, 2017

Living Fatima’s Message
May 12, 2017

Homiletic and Pastoral Review 

Book Review: Marian Maximalism
May 29, 2017

Suggestions for Observing the Marian Month in a Parish
May 16, 2017

Ministerial Rosary Reflections for Priests
Homiletic and Pastoral Review; October 13, 2016

Book Review: Mother of Mercy: A Month with Mary (Fourth book reviewed in HPR’s Early Fall Reading)
Homiletic and Pastoral Review, September 13, 2016

Homilies for September 2016
Homiletic and Pastoral Review, August 29, 2016

Book Review: The Marian Mystery: An Outline of Mariology (second book reviewed in HPR’s article “Winter Reading”)
Homiletic and Pastoral Review, December 28, 2015

Promoting Devotion to Wisconsin’s Approved Apparition Among Catechists
Homiletic and Pastoral Review, May 13, 2015

Our Lady of Good Help for Priests
Homiletic and Pastoral Review, June 26, 2014

Church Pop

Your “Visitation” Playlist: 8 Songs to Help Your Soul Magnify the Lord
May 30

 5 Children’s Books Perfect for Celebrating Mary’s Month of May
May 1

Books that Could Transform Your Devotion to Mary This May
May 3

A New Nightime Examen on the Annunciation You Can Try Tonight!
March 2017

The Spectacular Catholic Audio Bible You Should Download this Lent
March 2017

The Forgotten Method of Praying the Rosary Which Could Change Your Life
March 2017

Four Reasons Every Catholic Should Consider Making a Retreat
February 2017

Inspiring Quotes from the Song of Bernadette
February 2017

4 Amazing Contemporary Christian Songs to Prepare Your Heart for Christmas
December 2016

Ignitum Today

Spiritual Truths in The Girl on the Train
Ignitum Today, October 12, 2016

Au Revoir: Looking Back Over Three Years
Ignitum Today, February 17, 2016

Seeking a Relationship with God
Ignitum Today, January 20, 2016

Receiving Christmas Cards with Prayer
Ignitum Today, December 23, 2015

Getting to Know Jesus
Ignitum Today, November 25, 2015

Learning from the Moms
Ignitum Today, October 28, 2015

Four Reasons to Pray with Marge Fenelon’s Newest Novena Book
Ignitum Today, September 30, 2015

5 Ways to Imitate Christ
Ignitum Today, September 2, 2015

Lessons from the Art Museum
Ignitum Today, August 5, 2015

Experiencing God’s Presence This Summer
Ignitum Today, July 15, 2015

Mary Help Us! A Litany
Ignitum Today, May 20, 2015

A Clean Heart
Ignitum Today, February 25, 2015

Death of Beauraing Visionary Renews Message of Apparition
Ignitum Today, February 17, 2015

Help Mary in Her Mission–Offer Your Holy Communion
Ignitum Today, January 28, 2015

7 Spiritual New Years Resolutions
Ignitum Today, December 31, 2014

A Marian Heart
Ignitum Today, December 3, 2014

Watch and Pray–Preparing for Christmas
Ignitum Today, November 26, 2014

God’s Temples are Under Construction
Ignitum Today, November 9, 2014

The Spirit of St. Charles Borromeo
Ignitum Today, November 4, 2014

Characters of Cana
Ignitum Today, October 12. 2014

The Votive Candles
Ignitum Today, September 14, 2014

Seven Vices of Sporting Events
Ignitum Today, September 7, 2014

Ecclesial Movements of Great Faith
Ignitum Today, August 17, 2014

A Gift for My Grandmother and Saint Anne’s Gift to Me
Ignitum Today, July 20, 2014

The Priest’s Sacrifice and Yours
Ignitum Today, June 22, 2014

Rediscovering Devotion to Our Lady of Good Help
Ignitum Today, May 25, 2014

Experiences of the Rosary
Ignitum Today, April 27, 2014

Searching for Love
Ignitum Today, March 30, 2014

Are we a well-read culture?
Ignitum Today, March 10, 2014

Blessed are they who Mourn
Ignitum Today, March 2, 2014

The Virgin Mary as Harbinger and Echoer
Ignitum Today, February 2, 2014

Looking to the Star of the New Evangelizaiton
Ignitum Today, January 5, 2014

Three Misconceptions on the Immaculate Conception
Ignitum Today, December 8, 2013

Three Reasons to Pray the Angelus This Advent
Ignitum Today, December 1, 2013

Mary: Model of the Theological Virtues
Ignitum Today, November 11, 2013

The Queen of October:  Champion and Fatima
Ignitum Today, October 13, 2013

Adele Brise and the Sign of the Cross
Ignitum Today, September  15, 2013

The Marriage of Matthew 25 and 28
Ignitum Today, August 17, 2013

The Fusion of Three Christological Devotions
Ignitum Today, July 21, 2013

Re-Evaluating Television: Questions of Morality
Ignitum Today, June 23, 2013

The Power of Tears
Ignitum Today, June 16, 2013

The Life of the Virgin
Ignitum Today, May 26, 2013

Twelve Other Forms of Marian Piety
Part of a month long mini-series entitled “A Primer on Marian Devotion”
Ignitum Today, May 19, 2013

Our Lady’s Three Rosaries
Part of a month long mini-series entitled “A Primer on Marian Devotion”
Ignitum Today, May 13, 2013

May is Mary’s Month: The Scriptural Foundation for Marian Devotion
Part of a month long-mini series entitled “A Primer on Marian Devotion”
Ignitum Today, May 1, 2013

Celebrating Easter with Our Lady
Ignitum Today, March 31, 2013

A Theology of Oz the Great and Powerful: A Movie Review
Ignitum Today, March 15, 2013

Catholic Lane

Spiritual Truths in The Girl on the Train
Catholic Lane, October 13, 2016

Under the Mantle: Book Review
Catholic Lane, April 10, 2013

Re-discovering Mariology: Going Beyond Apparitions
Catholic Lane, March 5, 2013

A Call to Conversion: John the Baptist, Jesus, and Mary
Catholic Lane, March 2, 2013

Sides of the Same Coin: Saint Angela Merici and Sister Adele Brise
Catholic Lane, January 27, 2013

Promoting the Angelus as an Advent Devotion
Catholic Lane, December 3, 2012

153 Years Later–Our Lady’s Message to Adele Brise is Still Relevant
Catholic Lane, October 9, 2012

Lacrimarum Valle–The Vale of Tears
Catholic Lane, August 26, 2012

Wearing the Rosary: Fashion Accessory or Spiritual Weapon?
Catholic Lane, September 18, 2012

Calling Mary “Our Life, Our Sweetness, and Our Hope”
Catholic Lane, August 21, 2012.

A Gift for My Grandmother and Saint Anne’s Gift to Me
Catholic Lane, July 26, 2012

Being Pro-Life with the Saints
Appeared first in an issue of Conception Seminary College’s Pro-Life publication Lifer’s.
Catholic Lane, October 24, 2011