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EPISODE#207
OC CATHOLIC RADIO: WELLS OF LIFE

Rick Howick, OC Catholic Radio host, interviews guests about important Catholic issues in the Diocese of Orange and throughout the world.

Pete Callahan, president along with Patricia Doyle, advisory board member, of Wells of Life shared their love and enthusiasm with listeners for Wells of Life.

Please visit www.wellsoflife.org for more information.

 

 

 

 

Originally broadcast on 7/25/20

EPISODE#37
CATHEDRAL SQUARE: GUEST IS KEVIN GLEASON

Welcome to another episode of Cathedral Square featuring host Fr. Christopher Smith.

On this episode, Fr. Christopher welcomes another longtime friend and former parishioner of St. Callistus Parish in Garden Grove. Once the diocese made the purchase of the then Crystal Cathedral campus, he and his family navigated over to the new facility (as many others did as well).

Kevin has quite the servant’s heart, and we look forward to hearing and sharing some fascinating first-hand stories on this podcast.

LISTEN and SHARE!

 

 

 

Originally broadcast on 7/25/20

EPISODE#206
OC CATHOLIC RADIO: GUEST DEACON STEVE GRECO SPEAKS ON OUR CURRENT PANDEMIC

Each week, we bring you compelling conversation with church leaders and laity. Our host and primary speaker is Rick Howick.

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.

Deacon Steve has just written a very timely book for these times. It’s called “Be Not Afraid.”

Give us a listen and spread the word!

 

 

 

 

Originally broadcast on 7/18/20

EPISODE #249
EMPOWERED BY THE SPIRIT: “BE NOT AFRAID” – TURNING TO FAITH AMIDST FEAR

Today’s podcast is an important and timely edition of Empowered by the Spirit, as Deacon Steve Greco welcomes two very enthusiastic guests to the studio (Katie Hughes and Martha Garduno).

Our topic of discussion is primarily about Deacon Steve’s brand new book which is hot-off-the-press and so needed for today. It’s called “Be Not Afraid,” which encourages all of us to turn to our faith amidst the pandemic and all the challenges we currently face.

Listen in.. and you’ll surely glean some wonderful insights and encouragement!

 

 

 

 

 

Originally broadcast on 7/12/2020

EPISODE#36
CATHEDRAL SQUARE: GUEST IS AUXILIARY BISHOP TIMOTHY FREYER

Welcome to another episode of Cathedral Square featuring host Fr. Christopher Smith.

Today we’re thrilled to have Auxiliary Bishop Timothy Freyer grace our studios – high atop the Tower of Hope. Bishop Freyer and Fr. Christopher are longtime friends, and this discussion offered them the perfect opportunity to sit down and talk about some of the vital goings-on in our church and diocese today.

Be sure to listen and SHARE this podcast with a friend or family member!

 

 

 

 

 

Originally broadcast on 7/11/20

EPISODE#205
OC CATHOLIC RADIO: “FOCUS” COLLEGE CAMPUS MISSIONARIES

Each week, we bring you compelling conversation with church leaders and laity. Today, host Rick Howick welcomes Michal Sequeira and Zach Fiedler. These are young people who have a call to minister to their peers on college campuses.

FOCUS stands for “The Fellowship of Catholic University Students.” Over 700 Focus Missionaries are currently active on college campuses all over the U.S. today.

This kind of work is desperately needed in today’s society, and they need our support and prayers!

Please listen and SHARE this podcast!

FMI, go to: focus.com/give

 

 

 

 

Originally broadcast on 7/11/20

EPISODE #248
EMPOWERED BY THE SPIRIT: THE ‘BREAD OF LIFE DISCOURSE’ FROM THE GOSPEL OF JOHN

Join Deacon Steve Greco as he welcomes Fr. Tim Peters to the studio. Fr. Tim is a biblical theologian who, among his many duties, is a professor at St. John’s Seminary in Camarillo, CA.

Our focus today is on the Eucharist and the “Bread of Life Discourse,” from the Gospel of John.

Give a listen and SHARE this podcast!

 

 

 

 

 

Originally broadcast on 7/5/2020

EPISODE#204
OC CATHOLIC RADIO: GUEST IS DARYL SEQUEIRA

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 ‘chair’ of the theology department at Servite High School in Anaheim. He currently serves in Catholic education in the state of Arizona.

Today’s episode will be a discussion on where we are as a society in 2020. There is so much that has come against Catholics and the church as a whole, so we’re going to dig in and talk about it.

Tune in for this very thoughtful discussion.

 

 

 

 

Originally broadcast on 7/4/20

EPISODE #247
EMPOWERED BY THE SPIRIT: TESTIMONY OF DEACON STEVE AND MARY ANNE GRECO

We have a very special podcast to bring you today. This audio was captured before a live audience at a large Catholic conference a couple of years ago. It features the host of the Empowered by the Spirit radio program, Deacon Steve Greco (and his wife Mary Anne). They have been married now for close to 50 years; and, they talk about some of the trials and triumphs that they’ve dealt with throughout their lives together.

This is one POWERFUL testimonial session that you will want to share with others!

 

 

 

 

 

Originally broadcast on 6/21/2020

EPISODE#203
OC CATHOLIC RADIO: GUEST IS LAUREN McCAUL – MUSIC ADMINISTRATOR AT CHRIST CATHEDRAL

Host Rick Howick is thrilled to welcome Lauren McCaul to our studio for today’s program.

If you have ever attended mass at Christ Cathedral or watched a livestream, you have surely seen Lauren and heard her beautiful voice leading us in song.

Today she shares about her position at the cathedral; and, how the music ministry has been impacted by COVID-19.

You are sure to be inspired by her stories, her words, and her powerful testimony of faith!

 

 

 

 

Originally broadcast on 6/20/20