Sign Up for Our Newsletter!


By submitting this form, you are consenting to receive marketing emails from: Roman Catholic Diocese of Orange, 13280 Chapman Avenue, Garden Grove, CA, 92840, https://www.rcbo.org. You can revoke your consent to receive emails at any time by using the SafeUnsubscribe® link, found at the bottom of every email. Emails are serviced by Constant Contact

EPISODE #30
SOUNDS FROM THE SANCTUARY: CLASSIC PERFORMANCES ON THE HAZEL WRIGHT ORGAN

Episode No. 30: Classic Performances on the Hazel Wright Organ

HAZEL IS BACK! Cathedral Organist David Ball shares his personal favorite recordings of the Hazel Wright Organ from Hour of Power archives from the Crystal Cathedral era. Listen to performances of organ legends –  including Fred Swann, Madame Duruflé, Mark Thallander, and of course, Virgil Fox who designed the organ – from their appearances on the Hour of Power. Broadcast originally to millions of viewers and now available on Youtube, these historic performances inspired generations of worshipers, classical music enthusiasts, and organists. Find out more at https://www.christcathedralmusic.org and find out how to experience the newly-restored Hazel Wright Organ in-person at the Year of Hazel dedication events or wherever you listen to music on two new albums released on Gothic Records available online for streaming soon!

 

 

 

 

 

Originally broadcast on 9/24/22

EPISODE#260
OC CATHOLIC RADIO: INTRODUCING THE NEW RECTOR OF CHRIST CATHEDRAL

Welcome to another episode of Orange County Catholic Radio, featuring host Rick Howick.

On this week’s show, Rick welcomes Fr. Bao Thai to the program for the very first time. Fr. Bao is the new rector of Christ Cathedral, the spiritual home of the Bishop of Orange and a major center of Catholic worship on the west coast. Fr. Bao is the fourth Vietnamese born rector of a cathedral in the United States.

On today’s show, let’s get to know Fr. Bao Thai!

 

 

 

 

 

Originally broadcast on 9/10/22

EPISODE#259
OC CATHOLIC RADIO: CATHOLIC SCHOOLS IN THE DIOCESE OF ORANGE 2022-2023

Welcome to another episode of Orange County Catholic Radio, featuring host Rick Howick.

On this week’s show, Rick welcomes Dr. Erin Barisano back to the program. Dr. Barisano is the Superintendent of Schools for the Diocese of Orange.

Our topic of discussion today will center on the state of Catholic education in Orange County. How are things looking as we embark on the 2022-2023 school year?

Tune in and be encouraged!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Originally broadcast on 9/3/22

EPISODE#258
OC CATHOLIC RADIO: THE CATHOLIC ENGAGEMENT OF MEDICINE

Each week on OC Catholic Radio, we bring you compelling conversation with church leaders and laity. Today, host Rick Howick welcomes a dear friend that he’s known for many years, Dr. Patrick Merrill.

As a faith-filled Catholic, Dr. Merrill reflects on his many years serving his community as a cardiologist. In today’s discussion, we will talk about many issues that Catholics deal with every day regarding our healthcare choices. We’ll also hone in on the various treatments that doctors have used to treat Covid patients.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Originally broadcast on 8/27/22

EPISODE#257
OC CATHOLIC RADIO: THE CULTURAL CHALLENGE TO CATHOLICS

Each week, we bring you compelling conversation with church leaders and laity. Today, host Rick Howick welcomes back one of our favorite guests, Daryl Sequeira. Daryl is the former head of the theology department at Servite High School in Anaheim. He currently serves in Catholic education in the state of Arizona, where he resides with his family.

Today’s episode will be a discussion on where we are as a society in 2022. There are so many things going on in our culture today; and, a lot of these trends seem to be running contrary to Catholic faith and belief. On this podcast, Rick and Daryl provide us with a very thoughtful discussion on many of the issues that families are dealing with today.

Be sure to share this podcast!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Originally broadcast on 8/13/22

EPISODE #29
SOUNDS FROM THE SANCTUARY: CHILDREN’S CHOIR CAMP

Episode No. 29: Children’s Choir Camp

On this very special podcast of Sounds from the Sanctuary, you will hear the sounds of the closing mass celebration that was the culmination of Christ Cathedral’s Children’s Choir Camp for the Summer of 2022! Listen to special messages from Fr. Christopher Smith; and, enjoy some beautiful sacred music performed largely from our “choir camp kids!”

 

 

 

 

 

 

Originally broadcast on 8/6/22

EPISODE #315
EMPOWERED BY THE SPIRIT: THE BIBLE BECOMING ALIVE

Deacon Steve Greco is a permanent deacon of the Diocese of Orange and the Director of Evangelization and Faith Formation for the diocese. He is also the founder of Spirit Filled Hearts Ministry; and, host of the Empowered by the Spirit radio show and podcast.

This podcast segment is a follow-up to the one posted from last week on “evangelizing the church.”

On this episode, Deacon Steve and guest Rick Howick take a deep dive into the Holy Bible in a manner that is sure to inspire. We hope that you will listen and share this powerful podcast with others. You will be glad you did!

For more, please visit spiritfilledevents.com

 

 

 

Originally broadcast on 7/31/22

EPISODE #314
EMPOWERED BY THE SPIRIT: EVANGELIZING THE CHURCH

Deacon Steve Greco is a permanent deacon of the Diocese of Orange and the Director of Evangelization and Faith Formation for the diocese. He is also the founder of Spirit Filled Hearts Ministry; and, host of the Empowered by the Spirit radio show and podcast.

On this powerful segment, Deacon Steve engages in a dynamic conversation with friend and fellow radio host, Rick Howick. The topic on the table is evangelization. More specifically, how do we go about evangelizing our fellow Catholics.. the very people sitting in the pews next to us at Mass.

For more, please visit spiritfilledevents.com

 

 

 

Originally broadcast on 7/24/22

EPISODE #313
EMPOWERED BY THE SPIRIT: CALLED TO SHARE (THE MINISTRY OF BEING A DEACON)

Tune in for a very engaging back-and-forth conversation today (Deacon to Deacon). Deacon Steve Greco is thrilled to welcome the new head of the deaconate to our studio in the Tower of Hope, none other than Deacon Tom Saenz. These two friends are passionate about Jesus and passionate about the ministry of deacons in the Catholic Church.

Tune in for a healthy dose of inspiration!

 

 

Originally broadcast on 7/17/22

EPISODE #312
EMPOWERED BY THE SPIRIT: CALLED TO EVANGELIZE

Deacon Steve Greco is a permanent deacon of the Diocese of Orange. He is founder of Spirit Filled Hearts Ministry, and host of Empowered by the Spirit. In this episode, he speaks with ministry partner Katie Hughes.

They will discuss how all of us who are baptized believers in Christ are called to evangelize in our daily lives.

If you really love Jesus and His church, this is not a hard thing to do. Tune in and hear for yourself!

 

 

Originally broadcast on 7/10/22