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EPISODE #260
EMPOWERED BY THE SPIRIT: FAMILY HOME MINUTES WITH GUEST KATIE DAWSON

Deacon Steve Greco interviews guests on a variety of topics connected to Catholic teaching and spirituality..

Today’s guest is Katie Dawson. She holds the title of Director of Parish Evangelization and Faith Formation for the Diocese of Orange.

The discussion focuses on a powerful new evangelizing initiative called ‘Family Home Minutes. These are short video clips promoted primarily through the Diocese of Orange Facebook page.

Join us for this great conversation! 

 

 

 

Originally broadcast on 10/18/20

EPISODE #257
EMPOWERED BY THE SPIRIT: THE IMPORTANCE OF CHRIST IN TODAY’S SOCIETY

Hosts Deacon Steve Greco and Rick Howick of the OC Catholic Radio Show team up for a timely conversation about how we can truly reflect Jesus Christ in our lives to the society at large.

This is such an important conversation to have during this election season.

 

Listen in – and you will want to SHARE this podcast with others!

 

 

 

 

 

Originally broadcast on 9/6/20

EPISODE #121
TRENDING WITH TIMMERIE: 100 WAYS JP II CHANGED THE WORLD

Why is abortion a big debate during the Coronavirus?  Timmerie discusses this and her love for Saint John Paul II.  Timmerie is joined by guest Patrick Novocosky, author of the new book “100 Ways John Paul II Changed the World”  They’ll discuss not only how this saint changed the world but also their lives and things such as religious liberty, the value of suffering, death, human dignity, athletes, theology of the body, sexuality, and more.

 

* Update, since recording this, the ebook is available.  The hard copy publication date has been pushed out to October 2020.

 

Listen to more episodes at https://www.radiotrending.com/

Host Timmerie to run a workshop in your area https://www.radiotrending.com/booktimmerie

 

 

Originally broadcast on 4/4/20

EPISODE #120
TRENDING WITH TIMMERIE: EVERYTHING WILL CHANGE

People are fleeing California, and not because of the Coronavirus.  What can we learn about living more simply, staying within our means, and keeping family first?

Fr. Tim Grumbach joins Trending with Timmerie to discuss his experience as a priest unable to give the sacraments to the people, the good things we’ve seen come from the Covid-19 quarantine, and the things it may challenge us to do moving forward; and the ultimate sacrifice our priests are called to make.

 

Listen to more episodes at https://www.radiotrending.com/

Host Timmerie to run a workshop in your area https://www.radiotrending.com/booktimmerie

 

 

Originally broadcast on 3/29/20

EPISODE #119
TRENDING WITH TIMMERIE: THRIVING IN CRISIS AND KEEPING THE FAITH

A welcome surprise for long time listeners of Trending with Timmerie: Chris Mueller is back discussing how to thrive with the downtime, quality time, and close quarters we all face in-light of the Coronavirus.  He will share about keeping the faith in the midst of the unfathomable as his son Ben battles cancer.  Timmerie will discuss how we can be more courageous and faithful as access to the Mass and Communion decreases and fear increases.  She’ll discuss the importance of living in a state of grace and not taking God for granted.

 

Listen to more episodes at https://www.radiotrending.com/

Host Timmerie to run a workshop in your area https://www.radiotrending.com/booktimmerie

 

 

Originally broadcast on 3/22/20

EPISODE #118
TRENDING WITH TIMMERIE: LOVE IS BLIND, RELATIONSHIPS AND THE CATHOLIC VOTE

Joining Trending with Timmerie is Sister Helena Burns.  Together they discuss the Netflix show ‘Love is Blind’, dating, relationships, Theology of the Body, feminism, and prayer.

Timmerie also discusses the Catholic vote and whether Catholic voters have been ignored by the democrat party.

 

Listen to more episodes at https://www.radiotrending.com/

Host Timmerie to run a workshop in your area https://www.radiotrending.com/booktimmerie

 

 

Originally broadcast on 3/15/20

EPISODE #117
TRENDING WITH TIMMERIE: BEING A GOOD LISTENER & THE SPIRITUAL WORKS OF MERCY

Are you a good listener?  Are you aware of the needs of others? Are you able to find common ground with other people?

Father Robert Spitzer of The Magis Center joins Trending with Timmerie.  Together they will talk about how men and women listen, how we can better listen to God, prayer, discernment, character formation, self awareness, and the Spiritual Works of Mercy.

 

Listen to more episodes at https://www.radiotrending.com/

Host Timmerie to run a workshop in your area https://www.radiotrending.com/booktimmerie

 

 

Originally broadcast on 3/8/20

EPISODE #233
EMPOWERED BY THE SPIRIT: GOD’S PLAN FOR MY LIFE

When it comes to listening to the Empowered by the Spirit podcast with host Deacon Steve Greco, you always know that you’re going to meet inspiring people.

On today’s broadcast, we’re delighted to introduce you to a man of faith who has certainly undergone his fair share of adversity and challenges.

His name is Mark Prather. He is an evangelist, author and entrepreneur. He truly has a fascinating to journey to share.

Tune in, and be inspired to share this podcast!

 

 

 

 

Originally broadcast on 3/1/2020

EPISODE #116
TRENDING WITH TIMMERIE: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT BIRTH CONTROL

What you should know about birth control:  Don’t be afraid to have this conversation, even when abortion comes up.  A contraceptive mindset is a pro-abortion mindset.  Most women don’t know the facts.  We all deserve to know.  Does contraception influence who we date or marry?  What are the health risks of birth control?  Is there a medical necessity for taking the pill?  What is an abortifacient?  Can birth control cause an abortion?  What are pheromones?  Also: NaPro technology as an alternative to IVF.

 

Find a NaPro Doctor today:  https://www.fertilitycare.org/find-a-mc

Find a Fertility Care Practitioner:  https://fertilitycare.org/ministryfinder

 

Host Timmerie to run a workshop in your area on what you need to know about birth control https://www.radiotrending.com/booktimmerie

 

Listen to more episodes at https://www.radiotrending.com/

 

 

Originally broadcast on 2/23/20

EPISODE #115
TRENDING WITH TIMMERIE: NON-MONOGAMY EXPLAINED & LENTEN PRACTICES

Don’t fall off your chair!  Michael Gasparro (Associate Marriage and Family Therapist) joins Trending with Timmerie to make sense of the “consensual non-monogamy” fad.  Have you heard of serial monogamy?  The’ll also discuss attraction and birth control as covered in the new Netflix series “Sex Explained”.  Don’t let Netflix be the sex educator of the culture.  Also, hear a therapist’s perspective on preparing for Lent and how you can intentionally prepare.

Where is the common ground on abortion? How can we use this to make others more pro-life?

 

Listen to more episodes at https://www.radiotrending.com/

Host Timmerie to run a workshop in your area https://www.radiotrending.com/booktimmerie

 

 

Originally broadcast on 2/16/20