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EPISODE #245
EMPOWERED BY THE SPIRIT: ST. LUKE PRODUCTIONS

Deacon Steve Greco interviews guests on a variety of topics pertaining to evangelization. On this week’s program, he welcomes a gentleman who uses his amazing theatrical acumen in the service of God’s Kingdom.

Leonardo DeFilippis is the founder and president of St. Luke Productions – the same media company that has provided so many incredible drama series presentations to the Freed Theatre on the campus of Christ Cathedral.

Tune in for this fascinating conversation.

 

 

 

 

 

Originally broadcast on 5/31/2020

EPISODE #241
EMPOWERED BY THE SPIRIT: BEHOLD, I MAKE ALL THINGS NEW

Today’s podcast is a truly unique edition of Empowered by the Spirit, as sound engineer/producer Jim Governale turns the tables on Deacon Steve and Mary Anne Greco.

Due to all the complications with the quarantine and COVID-19, today’s interview was conducted over the phone, rather than in the studio.

So what exactly have the Greco’s been up to during this ‘downtime?’ Like many, they’ve been embracing technology to spread the Good News like never before!

Listen in.. and you’ll surely glean some tremendous ideas, insights and encouragement from Deacon Steve and his wife Mary Anne!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Originally broadcast on 4/26/2020

EPISODE #240
EMPOWERED BY THE SPIRIT: BIBLICAL BACKGROUND OF DIVINE MERCY

How often have you heard the phrase “I’m Catholic, but I think the Church needs to change its teaching on . . .” (you fill in the blank).  Maybe it’s aboriton, homosexuality, salvation, or hell?

Rick Howick joins Deacon Steve Greco to share his conversion story to Catholicism from Presbyterianism.

They’ll also discuss the biblical background of divine mercy. This is absolutely fascinating stuff!

 

 

 

 

 

Originally broadcast on 4/19/2020

EPISODE #238
EMPOWERED BY THE SPIRIT: DIVINE MERCY CLINIC & FAMILY CENTER

When it comes to the Empowered by the Spirit podcast with host Deacon Steve Greco, you always know that you’re going to meet fascinating 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 Dr. Sean Tobin, and he is the co-founder of the Divine Mercy Clinic and Family Center. He is also a gifted singer and songwriter; and, we will be sharing some of his music on today’s show.

Be sure to SHARE this important and timely podcast with others.

 

 

 

 

Originally broadcast on 4/5/2020

EPISODE #232
EMPOWERED BY THE SPIRIT: THE DIVINE MERCY CULTURE

On this week’s program, Steve welcomes Alexis Walkenstein back to the show. Alexis has a fascinating background working in media and network TV for many years; and, she is now an accomplished film producer and author. She has worked on dozens of faith-based films in recent years, including UNPLANNED, BREAKTHROUGH and FATIMA.

On today’s installment, our focus is on the Divine Mercy that Jesus offers.. and its evidence in the culture all around us!

Tune in and share this fascinating discussion.

 

 

 

 

Originally broadcast on 2/23/2020

EPISODE#190
OC CATHOLIC RADIO: GUEST IS DEACON STEVE GRECO

Host Rick Howick, interviews guests on a variety of topics.

Today’s guest is Deacon Steve Greco, the host of the weekly radio show EMPOWERED BY THE SPIRIT, heard on Sundays at 12 noon on Relevant Radio. He’s also the founder and president of Spirit-Filled Hearts Ministry.

Rick and Deacon Steve discuss a variety of topics in this lively conversation, but the focus is primarily on some life-changing conferences that will take place in southern California in the coming weeks.

 

Give a listen and spread the word!

 

 

 

 

 

Originally broadcast on 1/25/20

EPISODE #209
EMPOWERED BY THE SPIRIT: HOLY SPIRIT AND DIVINE MERCY

Join Deacon Steve Greco as he welcomes a very special guest to the studio, Fr. Augustine Puchner.

Fr. Augustine is a Norbertine priest, and he is pastor at St. John the Baptist Church in Costa Mesa, CA.

They discuss among other things the Norbertine order, The Holy Spirit, Divine Mercy and aspects of truly living an integrated Catholic life.

 

 

 

Originally broadcast on 8/25/19

EPISODE#168
OC CATHOLIC RADIO: LEONARDO DEFILIPPIS AND “FAUSTINA, MESSENGER OF DIVINE MERCY”

Host Rick Howick interviews guests on a variety of topics. On this week’s program, Rick welcomes a gentleman who we’ve had on the show multiple times (and for very good reason).

Leonardo DeFilippis is the founder and president of St. Luke Productions – the same media company that has provided the incredible drama series presentations to the Freed Theatre at Christ Cathedral. Today’s discussion centers around its newest production of “Faustina – Messenger of Divine Mercy.”

Tune in for this fascinating conversation.

 

 

Originally aired on 3/30/19

EPISODE #185
EMPOWERED BY THE SPIRIT: DIVINE MERCY CONFERENCE

Join Deacon Steve Greco as he welcomes dear friend, Kathleen Beckman, back in to the studio. Kathleen is an accomplished author and highly sought-after speaker. The primary focus for discussion today is a life-changing Divine Mercy Conference coming soon to Orange County, CA!

Go here for more info:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/divine-mercy-conference-santiago-de-compostela-catholic-church-tickets-52069271593?ref=eios

 

Originally broadcast on 3/10/19

 

EPISODE #182
EMPOWERED BY THE SPIRIT: BLESSINGS OF DIVINE MERCY – SPECIAL GUEST IS RECORDING ARTIST DONNA LEE

On this episode, Deacon Steve Greco welcomes singer/ songwriter/ recording artist Donna Lee to our studios on the campus of Christ Cathedral. Donna really digs deep in this candid interview, showing a refreshing transparency that few are willing to share. It’s a journey of triumph over tragedy, and joy overcoming heartache..
Once you give this a listen, you will surely want to share this podcast with others!

Originally broadcast on 2/3/19