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EPISODE #308
EMPOWERED BY THE SPIRIT: HEARING GOD’S VOICE

Deacon Steve Greco is a permanent deacon of the Diocese of Orange. He is founder of Spirit Filled Hearts Ministry, and host of the Empowered by the Spirit radio show and podcast. On this episode, Deacon Steve is thrilled to welcome good friend Deacon Bernie Ocampo to the program. Our primary topic of conversation is: Hearing God’s Voice.

This is powerful stuff. Listen, and SHARE!

 

 

Originally broadcast on 6/12/22

EPISODE #27
SOUNDS FROM THE SANCTUARY: KEVIN CARTWRIGHT, CURATOR FOR THE HAZEL WRIGHT ORGAN

Episode No. 27: A visit with Kevin Cartwright, Curator for the Hazel Wright Organ

 

In this episode of Sounds from the Sanctuary, get to know Kevin Cartwright, the hardworking Curator for the famed Hazel Wright Organ. Mr. Cartwright, freshly out of breath from finishing tuning all 17,000+ pipes of Hazel, the 5th-largest organ in the world, tells us his story. He talks about his beginnings in Southern Alabama; and, working with the famed Manuel Rosales on some incredible organs. He currently oversees the day to day maintenance of Christ Cathedral’s world-famous instrument, along with other projects including preserving the historic Griffith Park Carousel in Los Angeles.

 

 

 

 

Originally broadcast on 6/11/22

EPISODE #307
EMPOWERED BY THE SPIRIT: THE JOY OF PENTECOST WITH GUEST FR. ROBERT J. SPITZER

Deacon Steve Greco is always excited when Fr. Robert Spitzer joins him in the podcast studio. In addition to being an accomplished author, professor and television personality, Fr. Spitzer is president of the Magis Center and host on EWTN’s popular TV show, “Fr. Spitzer’s Universe.”

Today’s enlightening broadcast is all about the joy of Pentecost.

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Originally broadcast on 6/5/22

EPISODE#254
OC CATHOLIC RADIO: THE NATIONAL EUCHARISTIC REVIVAL

Host Rick Howick welcomes two distinguished guests to the studio for today’s podcast: Fr. Al Baca, the Director of Evangelization and Faith Formation for the Diocese of Orange; and Deacon Modesto Cordero, he’s the Director of The Office of Worship. Together they will discuss a groundbreaking proposal in the life of the Catholic church worldwide.

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) has launched the National Eucharistic Revival, a three-year grassroots initiative of devotion and faith in the Real Jesus in the Eucharist.

The Diocese of Orange will kickstart this initiative locally on Saturday, June 18 with Mass and a Eucharistic Procession led by Bishop Timothy Freyer. Mass begins at 4:30 p.m. at Christ Cathedral, with a procession around the campus to follow. The Office for Worship has launched a page on the Diocese of Orange’s website for the initiative: www.rcbo.org/revival.

 

 

Originally broadcast on 6/4/22

EPISODE#72
CATHEDRAL SQUARE: A VISIT WITH THE ARCHIVIST FOR THE DIOCESE OF ORANGE – FR CHRIS HEATH

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

The Diocese of Orange has amassed quite a collection of archives since its inception in 1976. Fr. Chris Heath grew up in this diocese; and he knows the history of our vast OC landscape very well. Listen as host Fr. Christopher and Fr. Chris engage in a fascinating discussion about the role that archives play and how it ultimately impacts our faith. Be sure to share this podcast with a friend!

 

 

 

 

 

Originally broadcast on 5/28/22

EPISODE #306
EMPOWERED BY THE SPIRIT: THE KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS

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 Knight of Columbus and Spirit Filled Radio host Michael Klett. What are the Knights of Columbus all about? And, how are they affiliated with our local Catholic parishes? Tune in and find out!

 

 

Originally broadcast on 5/29/22

EPISODE#253
OC CATHOLIC RADIO: MARIAN DAYS AT CHRIST CATHEDRAL

On today’s inspiring podcast, host Rick Howick is honored to welcome Auxiliary Bishop Thanh Thai Nguyen to our studios. Our topic of discussion today will be on an epic event that is coming to the Christ Cathedral campus. The annual “Marian Days” events have brought in scores of pilgrims to Carthage, Missouri for several years running. Listen as Bishop Nguyen shares how the Diocese of Orange is bringing our own version of Marian Days to Christ Cathedral on July 1-2, 2022.

Tune in to hear all the details. Be sure to share this information with your friends and family!

 

https://mariandays.rcbo.org/

 

 

 

 

Originally broadcast on 5/28/22

EPISODE #305
EMPOWERED BY THE SPIRIT: DUNAMIS – THE POWER OF THE HOLY SPIRIT

Deacon Steve Greco is a permanent deacon of the Diocese of Orange. He is founder of Spirit Filled Hearts Ministry, and host of the Empowered by the Spirit radio show and podcast. In this episode, he talks with Katie Hughes about a brand-new ministry geared toward young adults called Dunamis (Power). Give it a listen, this message will bless you abundantly!

 

 

Originally broadcast on 5/22/22

EPISODE#252
OC CATHOLIC RADIO: A TIME OF TRANSITION AT CHRIST CATHEDRAL

Welcome to a very special “family edition” of the OC Catholic Radio Show with your host, Rick Howick. Fr. Christopher Smith has been the longtime Episcopal Vicar and Rector at Christ Cathedral Parish. On this podcast episode, Rick chats with Father about his upcoming transition to “Rector Emeritus.”

Always known for his unique and powerful homilies, today’s discussion will also touch on the many years of Father Christopher’s anointed teaching of homiletics to priests and deacons.

In the final segment of our podcast, we’ll offer a sneak preview of some of the upcoming events involving the legendary Hazel Wright Organ!

 

 

 

 

Originally broadcast on 5/14/22

EPISODE #304
EMPOWERED BY THE SPIRIT: I THIRST

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. The topic is all about a tremendous ministry plan of action called “I Thirst.” This is a missionary plan for the Spirit Filled Hearts ministry which will include upcoming events that will take place in 21 cities across the U.S. with the message of the Gospel. Tune in and hear all about it!

 

 

Originally broadcast on 5/15/22