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EPISODE #289
EMPOWERED BY THE SPIRIT: FAITH AND MENTAL HEALTH – WITH GUEST FR. STEVE CORREZ

This episode of Empowered by the Spirit features a very special first-time guest to the program, Fr. Steve Correz.  Host Deacon Steve Greco and Fr. Steve discuss the important topic of mental health, with an emphasis on depression.  Fr. Steve is especially candid on this podcast, as he shares about some of his own personal battles; and, how he sought help through counseling and by God’s amazing grace.

This is powerful stuff. Be sure to share this podcast with someone who you know can benefit from this timely wisdom.

 

 

 

 

Originally broadcast on 11/7/21

EPISODE #288
EMPOWERED BY THE SPIRIT: BEING “ALL IN”

What does it mean to be “all in” as a follower of Jesus?

We’re going to explore that powerful question on today’s episode of Empowered by the Spirit, with your host, Deacon Steve Greco.

Listen in – and be sure to SHARE this podcast!

 

 

 

 

 

Originally broadcast on 10/24/21

EPISODE #287
EMPOWERED BY THE SPIRIT: PILGRIMAGE TO THE HEART OF ST JOSEPH

On today’s episode, Deacon Steve welcomes two members of the Spirit Filled Hearts team to the studio: Katie Hughes and Michael Aimola. This discussion is a follow-up to the recently completed St. Joseph Summit. It was really quite an amazing and successful online summit, that featured about 64 unique speakers. These included all three of our bishops here in the Diocese of Orange: Bishop Vann, Bishop Freyer, and Bishop Nguyen.

Tune in, and be inspired!

 

 

 

 

 

Originally broadcast on 10/17/21

EPISODE #286
EMPOWERED BY THE SPIRIT: LIVING TESTIMONIES (THE 5TH GOSPEL)

On this episode of Empowered by the Spirit with host Deacon Steve Greco, he welcomes back Catholic singer, songwriter and speaker, Donna Lee. This broadcast is part of an ongoing series that’s been coined as “Living Testimonies – The 5th Gospel.” As Deacon likes to often say, WE are the 5th Gospel! It’s the way we live our walk of faith, each and every day!

Tune in, and be inspired!

 

 

 

 

 

Originally broadcast on 9/19/21

EPISODE #285
EMPOWERED BY THE SPIRIT: ST JOSEPH, OUR SPIRITUAL FATHER

Catch up with Deacon Steve Greco on Empowered by the Spirit. As we continue in this ‘Year of St Joseph,’ as instituted by Pope Francis, we present you with this dynamic broadcast.

Today’s title is: “St Joseph Our Spiritual Father.” Deacon Steve’s special guest today is Gil Alderete, the president of Catholic Men’s Fellowship of California.

Please be sure to share this podcast with others!

 

 

 

 

 

Originally broadcast on 9/12/21

EPISODE #284
EMPOWERED BY THE SPIRIT: THE SONG OF ST JOSEPH – A VISIT WITH CATHOLIC RECORDING ARTIST DONNA LEE

On this episode, Deacon Steve Greco welcomes singer/ songwriter/ recording artist Donna Lee to our studios on the campus of Christ Cathedral. Donna blesses us with her beautiful voice as she sings ‘acapella’ some of the new music that the Lord has given her.

Pope Francis declared this as the ‘Year of St. Joseph.’ In response, Donna will tell us about the song that she wrote and recorded to mark this wonderful year of celebration.

Please be sure to share this podcast with others!

 

 

 

 

 

Originally broadcast on 9/5/21

EPISODE #283
EMPOWERED BY THE SPIRIT: FAITH IN THE ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY

On today’s podcast, Deacon Steve Greco is joined by a dynamic Catholic actress, writer and producer named Christin Jezak. Christin grew up on the east coast and currently resides in Los Angeles, but she is no stranger to the campus of Christ Cathedral. Just a few years ago, she headlined her own one-woman show portraying Saint Mother Teresa in the Freed Theater.

The question of the day: is it possible to work in the entertainment industry today and still hold strong to one’s Catholic/Christian values? Let’s talk about it!

 

 

 

 

 

Originally broadcast on 8/29/21

EPISODE #282
EMPOWERED BY THE SPIRIT: MIRACLES THROUGH FORGIVENESS

On today’s podcast, Deacon Steve Greco is joined in the studio by his wife, Mary Anne. The primary topic of discussion is of utmost importance: FORGIVENESS. Not long ago, Deacon Steve was inspired to write a book that he titled, “Miracles Through Forgiveness.” Listen in for some powerful reflections and stories that will surely inspire!

 

 

 

 

Originally broadcast on 8/22/21

EPISODE #281
EMPOWERED BY THE SPIRIT: ST. JOSEPH SUMMIT PRAYER TEAM

On today’s podcast, Deacon Steve Greco is joined by a dynamic Catholic actress, writer and producer named Christin Jezak. Christin is heading up a powerful prayer team whose primary focus is on the upcoming St. Joseph Summit, sponsored by Spirit Filled Hearts Ministry. Listen in and be inspired by this energetic conversation!

 

 

 

 

Originally broadcast on 8/15/21

EPISODE #280
EMPOWERED BY THE SPIRIT: SHARING YOUR FAITH

Join host Deacon Steve Greco as he teams up with his wife of nearly 50 years, Mary Anne. This dynamic couple have a lot to share when it comes to the topic of ‘sharing your faith.’ It’s a practice they have weaved into their lives on a daily basis; and, today they’ll share some simple and practical tips that we can use as well!

 

 

 

 

Originally broadcast on 8/1/21