Sunday Thoughts From Fr. Edward Looney

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Sinopsis

Fr. Edward Looney, a priest of the Diocese of Green Bay, Wisconsin, could be described as a real priest. In his weekly homilies, he often shares his own brokenness, weaknesses, and spirituality, as a way to relate the gospel to ordinary life. While he thinks a lot, this podcast shares his Sunday thoughts. (aka: homilies).

Episodios

  • Know Their (the Saints) Stories-20th Sunday OT Yr C

    Know Their (the Saints) Stories-20th Sunday OT Yr C

    14/08/2016 Duración: 07min

    Fr. Edward Looney reflects on Hebrews 12, specifically the great cloud of witnesses. In our contemporary context, this great cloud of witnesses are the saints. Fr. Edward encourages people to know the stories of the saints so they can write their own story.

  • Faith In Times Of Tragedy-19 OT YrC

    Faith In Times Of Tragedy-19 OT YrC

    14/08/2016 Duración: 06min

    Fr. Edward Looney reflects on the power of faith in the midst of tragedies, how we can turn to God for hope and consolation.

  • Give It Away! 18th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C

    Give It Away! 18th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C

    31/07/2016 Duración: 06min

    Fr. Edward Looney reflects on a phrase from Francis Cardinal George's Funeral-that the only thing we take with us is what we give away. Citing the example of the priest martyr Jacques Hammel and Msgr Dennis Lally, a recently deceased priest of Green Bay, Fr. Edward relays that what matters most is how we spend our time...giving it away in service of God and neighbor.

  • Slowing Down With The Our Father-17th Sunday in OT, Yr C

    Slowing Down With The Our Father-17th Sunday in OT, Yr C

    25/07/2016 Duración: 09min

    When's the last time you slowed down to think about the words of the Our Father? It's a prayer we often--at Mass, during the rosary, and in our personal prayer. Using Luke's version of the Our Father, Fr. Edward Looney slows us down by reflecting on the meaning of each phrase in his homily for the 17th Sunday in Ordinary Time.

  • Power In The Holy Name Of Jesus-14th Sunday in OT Yr C

    Power In The Holy Name Of Jesus-14th Sunday in OT Yr C

    04/07/2016 Duración: 06min

    Fr. Edward Looney reflects on the power of the name of Jesus as reported by the 72 who returned to Jesus after proclaiming His name to the surrounding region. The name of Jesus is no longer revered today, but Jesus teaches us to hallow the name of God. If we proclaim and keep holy the name of Jesus, he will never forget our name and one day call us into His kingdom.

  • Three Responses To An Invitation-13th Sunday in OT Yr C

    Three Responses To An Invitation-13th Sunday in OT Yr C

    29/06/2016 Duración: 05min

    Fr. Edward Looney reflects on three answers we can give to Jesus' invitation to follow him: yes, yes but, and no. What will our answer be?

  • An Icon And Fountain Of Mercy-Have we drank from the fountain? 12 Sun OT YR C

    An Icon And Fountain Of Mercy-Have we drank from the fountain? 12 Sun OT YR C

    20/06/2016 Duración: 06min

    Fr. Edward Looney reflects on the Prophet Zechariah's prophecy of Jesus' Crucifixion. During this Year of Mercy we gaze upon the icon of God's Mercy, which is a fountain to purify from sin and uncleanness. At this mid-way point in the Year of Mercy, how are we doing with living this year? Fr. Edward leads the congregation in an examining their commitment to the Year of Mercy.

  • Jesus Satisfies the Hungry Heart_Corpus Christi Year C

    Jesus Satisfies the Hungry Heart_Corpus Christi Year C

    30/05/2016 Duración: 10min

    On the feast of Corpus Christ, Fr. Edward Looney reflects on the gift of finest wheat, the Eucharist, which Jesus has left us. In the feeding of the multitude, all those who ate the bread and fish were satisfied. Jesus continues to satisfies the hungry heart to this very day.

  • What is Heaven? Ascension Sunday May 8, 2016 Year C

    What is Heaven? Ascension Sunday May 8, 2016 Year C

    30/05/2016 Duración: 07min

    Fr. Edward Looney, on the feast of the Ascension, reflected on the question What is Heaven? He helps us to understand what we can look forward to in Heaven.

  • Martyrs of Joy And Love-Fourth Sunday of Easter, Yr C

    Martyrs of Joy And Love-Fourth Sunday of Easter, Yr C

    19/04/2016 Duración: 08min

    We are called to be martyrs, that is, witnesses, of God's joy and love. Fr. Looney reflects on this witness in his homily for the Fourth Sunday of Easter.

  • John 21: A Picture Of Our Christian Journey_Third Sunday of Easter Year C

    John 21: A Picture Of Our Christian Journey_Third Sunday of Easter Year C

    10/04/2016 Duración: 07min

    Fr. Edward Looney reflects on Jesus' post-resurrection appearance in Galilee, relayed in John 21, as a picture of our Christian journey. Jesus enters into our life and asks us to do things different. We need people to point out who Jesus is in our life. Jesus invites us to a meal and asks us to renew our love. The actions of the disciples, really are the things we do in our walk with the Lord.

  • From Doubt to Certainty and Trust-Divine Mercy Sunday Year C

    From Doubt to Certainty and Trust-Divine Mercy Sunday Year C

    04/04/2016 Duración: 10min

    On Divine Mercy Sunday 2016, Fr. Looney served as a guest preacher for St. Raphael the Archangel in Old Mill Creek, where he served as a transitional deacon. In my homily, I reflected on the movement of our hearts from doubt to certainty and trust in the Lord.

  • The Resurrection Changes Everything-Easter Sunday Year C

    The Resurrection Changes Everything-Easter Sunday Year C

    28/03/2016 Duración: 08min

    Easter Sunday celebrates an event that changes the course of history. An event that changed the disciples of Jesus. An event that changed the world's beliefs. An event that changed how the early Christians worshiped. The Resurrection of Jesus from the dead changes everything.

  • The Incarnation Leads To The Cross_Good Friday Year C

    The Incarnation Leads To The Cross_Good Friday Year C

    28/03/2016 Duración: 05min

    March 25, 2016 was not the feast of the Annunciation, but rather Good Friday. In the last time of our life, the two feasts coincide providing an opportunity to reflect on the incarnation and the crucifixion.

  • Sacrament Of Charity-Holy Thursday, Year C

    Sacrament Of Charity-Holy Thursday, Year C

    28/03/2016 Duración: 06min

    On Holy Thursday Jesus gave two commands: to celebrate the Eucharist in remembrance of Him and to wash the feet of others. During the Last Supper, Jesus commanded us to love. The Eucharist is the sacrament of charity.

  • Following Jesus To The Foot Of The Cross-Palm Sunday Year C

    Following Jesus To The Foot Of The Cross-Palm Sunday Year C

    21/03/2016 Duración: 03min

    Fr. Looney reflects on following Jesus to the foot of the cross. It is there that we can lay down our sins, worries, and burdens.

  • Here And Now: Gods Mercy For The Past And Living In The Present

    Here And Now: God's Mercy For The Past And Living In The Present

    17/03/2016 Duración: 08min

    Fr. Looney reflects on giving the past to the mercy of God and living in the present moment in light of the readings for the Fifth Sunday of Lent, Year C.

  • Im A Sinner-Third Sunday of Lent, Yr C

    I'm A Sinner-Third Sunday of Lent, Yr C

    28/02/2016 Duración: 05min

    On the Third Sunday of Lent, Fr. Looney reflects on our identity as sinners and our need to repent. It's when we repent of our sins that we begin to bear fruit in our lives.

  • From The Sublime To The Ordinary: Coming Down The Mountain 2nd Sun of Lent, Yr C

    From The Sublime To The Ordinary: Coming Down The Mountain 2nd Sun of Lent, Yr C

    21/02/2016 Duración: 08min

    Fr. Edward Looney reflects on the mountain as a place one encounters God. After the mountain top experience of the sublime, one needs to return to the ordinary. The sublime must change us. That's what happens at Mass.

  • The Devil Shows His Hand-1st Sunday of Lent Yr C

    The Devil Shows His Hand-1st Sunday of Lent Yr C

    14/02/2016 Duración: 07min

    Fr. Edward Looney reflects on the tactics of the evil one as revealed in this weekend's gospel. The devil shows his hand in how he tempts through situations, false happiness, and presumption.

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