Fr. Edward Looney: The Powerful Story of St. Nektarios of Aegina

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image: Icons of Saints Nicholas and Nektarios in Vavedenje (Belgrade), photo by Andrija1234567 (GFDL or GFDL), via Wikimedia Commons

By Fr. Edward Looney, Catholic Exchange, March 22, 2022

Fr. Edward Looney was ordained a priest for the Diocese of Green Bay in June 2015, and is an internationally recognized Marian theologian, writer, speaker, and radio personality. …


The present situation in the world between Russia and Ukraine has brought to our attention many different saints that the western Church, that is, Roman Catholics, would have little familiarity.  They could be saints associated with the Eastern Churches in communion with Rome like the Ukrainian Catholic Church or it could be saints associated with the Orthodox churches which do not enjoy communion with Rome, like the Russian or Ukrainian Orthodox.

On Monday, March 28th you can have the opportunity to learn about St. Nektarios of Aegina with the Fathom release of Man of God.  To see if a theatre is playing it near you, visit Fathom Events. Personally, I never had heard of St. Nektarios, but as I watched his life story unfold on film, I was inspired by his life. …

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