TAN Direction Episode 5 – The Glories of Mary: Mary’s Help Against Temptation


Episode 5 – The Glories of Mary: Mary’s Help Against Temptation

Father Edward Looney delves into the line, “To thee do we cry, poor banished children of Eve,” emphasizing Mary’s role as a helper against temptation. Drawing on the tradition of Mary as the New Eve, Father Looney explores how her sinlessness and intercession offer aid to those struggling with sin. Through prayers and devotion to Mary, many have found strength to overcome temptation, echoing centuries of believers who have turned to her for assistance in their spiritual journey. Father Looney continues to unravel the spiritual treasures of The Glories of Mary to deepen our connection with Mary as our advocate and mediatrix.

Episode five covers part I, chapter 4.

Meet Your Host

Fr. Edward Looney is the pastor of Sacred Heart Parish in Shawano, WI and serves as the president of the Mariological Society of America. He has visited Marian shrines all across the world, including Lourdes, Fatima, Knock, Beauraing, Banneux, Pontmain, and Rue du Bac. Fr. Looney publishes regularly on Marian topics, is the author of seven books, and hosts multiple podcasts including The Mystical City of God in a Year. 

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