Fr. Edward Looney has spoken throughout the Midwest and is available to speak at your parish’s next event.  His focus and specialty is the 1859 American approved Marian apparition in Champion, WI.  He is a writer, author, and researcher on various topics in Mariology.  Depending on his schedule, he is more than willing to speak at your parish’s next event, whether it is a conference, prayer group, school classroom, book signing, or a parish talk. 

Titles of Past Talks include:

  • Mary, An Exemplary Disciple
  • Mary, Agent and Recipient of God’s Mercy
  • Ten Lessons Mary Taught at Champion
  • The Message of Our Lady of Good Help and the New Evangelization
  • Called to Evangelize: The Story of Adele Brise
  • The Spirituality of Sister Adele in the 21st Century
  • The Story of Sister Adele
  • Modern Day Heroes: Answering God’s Call to Be Saints
  • Devoted to Mary: Expressions of Marian Devotion Today
  • Shared Message, Shared Mission: Our Lady of Guadalupe and Our Lady of Good Help  (English or Spanish)
  • Martin Luther’s Homily on the Magnificat: An Expression of His Early Marian Beliefs
  • A Portrait of St. Peter
  • A Portrait of the Holy Family
  • The Motherhood of Mary and Your Motherhood Too!  (A Talk for Women’s Groups)
 Past Speaking Engagements: Academic
  • Franciscan Renewal Center, Scottsdale, Arizona- Annual Meeting of the Mariological Society of America
  • Northside Chicago Theological Institute, 7th Annual Conference, Mundelein, Illinois
  • The Catholic Conference Center, Hickory, North Carolina- Annual Meeting of the Mariological Society of America
  • Pontifical International Marian Academy (PAMI Congress), Fatima, Portugal- “Devotion to Notre Dame de Bon Secours”
  • Byzantine Theotokos Conference, Pittsburgh, PA: “The Life of Mary: East meets West,” (May 2017).
  • Schoenstatt Retreat Center, Corpus Christi, Texas- Annual Meeting of the Mariological Society of America- “Theological Themes in the Marian Eucharistic Meditations of Fr. Daniel A. Lord, SJ”


  • Marian Day of Faith for the Year of Faith, Institute on Religious Life, Libertyville, IL
  • Totally Yours, Chicago, IL (2013)
  • Marian Center of Dallas (2014)
  • Annual Meeting of the Institute on Religious Life (2016)
  • Vesuvius Press, Phoenix Arizona (2016)
  • Diocese of Green Bay Leadership Convocation (2016)

Parishes and Catholic Ministries 

  • Esto Vir Men’s Morning of Reflection (2015, 2016, 2017)
  • Spiritus Ministries– Monthly Cor Jesu (2017, 2016)
  • Shrine of Our Lady of Good Help, Champion, WI
  • Holy Family Parish, Marinette, WI (2013)
  • Resurrection Catholic Church, Soup and Substance, Menominee, MI (2013)
  • Cross and Crown Prayer Group, Combined Locks, Wisconsin (2011, 2016)
  • Holy Trinity Parish, Oconto, WI (2014)
  • Quad-Parishes, Green Bay, WI


  • St. John the Baptist Parish, Howard, WI
  • St. Irene Catholic School, Warrenville, IL
  • St. James Parish, Highwood, IL

To book Fr. Edward Looney for your next event email