Deacon Steve GrecoEmpowered By the Spirit
Deacon Steve and his team aim to spread the gospel of Jesus Christ, build up the church, and teach on the healing power of the Holy Spirit. At the center of it all is the love of God.
Rick HowickOC Catholic Radio
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David BallSounds from the Sanctuary
David Ball, MM Christ Cathedral Organist and Acting Head of Music Ministry Juilliard-trained organist David Ball serves as Cathedral Organist and Acting Head of Music Ministry at Christ Cathedral. David is a recognized and well-lauded young performer—The New York Times declared his appearance in Juilliard’s FOCUS! Festival “a rousing performance”; and his performances have been broadcast on American Public Media’s nationally-syndicated radio program Pipedreams and WQXR-FM, New York City’s classical radio station. In recognition of his accomplishments, David was named one of The Diapason’s Class of 20 under 30, a peer-selected group of young people at the forefront of the organ field; was the recipient of the rarely-coferred Outstanding Student Award from the St. Louis Chapter of the American Guild of Organists (AGO); and has won organ competitions in Wichita, Denver, Kansas City, and St. Louis. As Christ Cathedral Organist, David’s musical contributions underpin the Cathedral's vast array of weekly services and supporting the parish's diverse congregation.
Very Rev. Christopher SmithCathedral Square
Fr. Christopher Smith has served as a priest of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Orange since 1978. He holds a Masters in Divinity from St. John’s Seminary and a Masters in Religious Education from Fordham University. He has served in a number of capacities in the Diocese of Orange, including Parochial Vicar, Director of the Office for Religious Education, Vicar for Religious Education, Pastor of St. Joseph Church in Santa Ana, Episcopal Vicar for Priests and Director of the Ministry to Priests Office. He is the Chairperson of the Editorial Council of the Orange County Catholic. He currently serves as Episcopal Vicar and Rector of Christ Cathedral in the Diocese of Orange.