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EPISODE#41
CATHEDRAL SQUARE: GUEST IS BISHOP KEVIN VANN

Get ready for an extra special episode of Cathedral Square featuring host Fr. Christopher Smith.

Today he welcomes our very own Bishop Kevin Vann to the studio. Bishop Vann has been on a few other shows we produce at the diocese, but this is his first time having an exclusive conversation with Fr. Christopher.

You are sure to enjoy these wonderful stories and reflections!

 

 

 

Originally broadcast on 9/26/20

EPISODE#40
CATHEDRAL SQUARE: THE MEMORIAL GARDENS AT CHRIST CATHEDRAL

It’s time for another episode of Cathedral Square featuring host Fr. Christopher Smith.

We welcome to the program today Mike Wesner and Alma Ochoa. Mike is the Director of Catholic Cemeteries for the Diocese of Orange; and, Alma is the Associate Director of Operations for Cemeteries.

Today’s conversation covers all the goings-on in regards to the Memorial Gardens Cemetery on the Christ Cathedral campus.

Tune in for a fascinating and edifying discussion.

 

 

 

Originally broadcast on 9/12/20

EPISODE#38
CATHEDRAL SQUARE: GUESTS ARE DR. STEVE AND ALMA MADRID

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

On this episode, Fr. Christopher welcomes a lovely married couple who, like other recent guests, were longtime parishioners of St. Callistus Parish in Garden Grove. They have been married for over 50 years, and boy do they have inspiring stories to share!

Do yourself a favor and tune in. You’ll be inspired to SHARE this podcast!

 

 

 

Originally broadcast on 8/8/20

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#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#35
CATHEDRAL SQUARE: GUESTS ARE ASHLEY-ROSE CAMERON AND KWANG NGUYEN OF CHRIST CATHEDRAL ACADEMY

Here comes another episode of Cathedral Square featuring host Fr. Christopher Smith.

We welcome to the program today Ashley-Rose Cameron (the Interim Principal of CC Academy) and Kwang Nguyen (Director of Development and Enrollment).

Today’s conversation covers all the goings-on at Christ Cathedral Academy, including important issues regarding COVID-19 and school closures throughout the diocese.

Amidst it all, we have some good news to share!

 

 

 

 

 

Originally broadcast on 6/13/20

EPISODE#34
CATHEDRAL SQUARE: HOW ST CALLISTUS PARISH BECAME CHRIST CATHEDRAL

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

Today’s guest is very special to Fr. Christopher, as she played a key role at St. Callistus Parish in Garden Grove for many years.. before that same parish made the huge transition to become “Christ Cathedral’ a few years ago.

Ana Guardado-Chavez serves as Liturgical Administrator and Custodian of Records for the parish. She also assists the priests, and helps with all kinds of important tasks each day.

 

Be sure to listen and share this podcast!

 

 

 

 

Originally broadcast on 6/6/20

EPISODE#33
CATHEDRAL SQUARE: THE CHRIST CATHEDRAL COMMUNITY OUTREACH

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

We welcome two very important guests to the studio today; and, each of them offers a tremendous contribution to the materially poor and marginalized of our community.

Mary Lou Walters is the Director of the Christ Cathedral Community Outreach on the Christ Cathedral campus. Our other guest, Nancy Savage, labors right alongside in assisting with financial matters and many other details (too numerous to count).

You will be inspired by their shining example.

Be sure to listen and share this podcast!

 

 

 

 

Originally broadcast on 5/30/20

EPISODE#32
CATHEDRAL SQUARE: GUEST IS KYMMBERLY BINNQUIST, SENIOR PROPERTY MANAGER AT CHRIST CATHEDRAL

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

Today’s guest plays a very key role in all of the day to day activities that take place on the campus of Christ Cathedral. Her name is Kymmberly Binnquist, and she has some fascinating stories and insights to share with us on this program.

Be sure to listen and share this podcast!

 

 

 

 

Originally broadcast on 5/23/20