About Fr. Edward L. Looney

Fr. Edward L. Looney Fr. Edward L. Looney was ordained a priest for the Diocese of Green Bay on June 6, 2015. Fr. Looney has a deep devotion to the Blessed Mother, is a member of the Mariological Society of America, and has researched and written extensively on the Shrine of Our Lady of Good Help, recognized as the first and only approved Marian apparition in the United States. His most recent work is A Novena to the Queen of Heaven, Our Lady of Good Help. His books are available through his online store Edward Looney Books. Disclaimer: The views expressed by the author are his alone, and do not reflect those of his diocese. He seeks to always remain faithful to the Magisterium.

Author Archives: Fr. Edward L. Looney

5 Ways to Imitate Christ

September 2nd, 2015 | by Fr. Edward L. Looney

In St. Paul’s Letter to the Ephesians, he exhorts his readers to be imitators of God. I venture to say

Lessons from the Art Museum

August 5th, 2015 | by Fr. Edward L. Looney

It wasn’t until November 2012 that I visited my first art museum. Once before, as a college senior and tourist

Mary, Help Us! A Litany

May 20th, 2015 | by Fr. Edward L. Looney

“Mary, Help Us!” This has been the continuous cry of Christians who visit Marian shrines throughout the world. Typically a

A Clean Heart

February 25th, 2015 | by Fr. Edward L. Looney

A clean heart create for me, O God, and a steadfast spirit renew within me. Psalm 51 The heart is

A Marian Heart

December 3rd, 2014 | by Fr. Edward L. Looney

The other day my spiritual director challenged me to better emulate the heart of Mary in word and deed. As

Watch and Pray- Preparing for Christmas

November 26th, 2014 | by Fr. Edward L. Looney

The Taize Community of France, known for their rhythmic hymns, which encourage contemplation on lines from scripture, has a beautiful

Characters of Cana

October 12th, 2014 | by Fr. Edward L. Looney

With the month of October underway, the Catholic world has commenced the Month of the Rosary. During this month, Catholics

The Votive Candles

September 14th, 2014 | by Fr. Edward L. Looney

An elderly woman stands at the votive candle area and lights eight large candles. She says a prayer and then

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