About Dcn. Edward Looney

Dcn. Edward Looney Deacon Edward Looney is a seminarian for the Diocese of Green Bay and was ordained a deacon on May 31, 2014. Deacon Edward 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, they neither reflect those of the diocese he studies for nor the seminary he studies at. He seeks to always remain faithful to the Magisterium.



Author Archives: Dcn. Edward Looney

Mary, Help Us! A Litany

May 20th, 2015 | by Dcn. Edward 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 Dcn. Edward 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 Dcn. Edward 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 Dcn. Edward 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 Dcn. Edward 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 Dcn. Edward 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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