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EPISODE #279
EMPOWERED BY THE SPIRIT: GUEST IS DEACON FRANK CHAVEZ

Join host Deacon Steve Greco as he teams up with his dear friend and mentor in the diaconate, Deacon Frank Chavez.

Deacon Frank is no stranger to the Empowered by the Spirit radio broadcast, as he is the Director of the Diaconate for the Diocese of Orange.

The conversation today will touch on a number of items, but most notably the upcoming 3-Day St. Joseph Summit Sept. 30th – Oct. 3rd.

Tune in and enjoy this rich conversation between these two dear friends; and, be sure to share this podcast!

 

 

 

 

Originally broadcast on 7/4/21

EPISODE #278
EMPOWERED BY THE SPIRIT: GUEST IS KATIE DAWSON

Deacon Steve Greco interviews guests on a variety of topics connected to Catholic teaching and spirituality..

Today’s guest is Katie Dawson. She holds the title of Director of Parish Evangelization and Faith Formation for the Diocese of Orange.

We’ll be talking about how we can participate in sharing our faith with others on a daily basis.

Join us for this great conversation! 

 

 

 

Originally broadcast on 6/27/21

EPISODE #274
EMPOWERED BY THE SPIRIT: BLESSINGS OF DIVINE MERCY – 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 really digs deep in this candid interview, showing a refreshing transparency that few are willing to share. It’s a journey of triumph over tragedy, and joy overcoming heartache..

Once you give this a listen, you will surely want to share this podcast with others!

EPISODE #259
EMPOWERED BY THE SPIRIT: UNDERSTANDING SPIRITUAL WARFARE WITH GUEST FR. ROBERT SPITZER

Deacon Steve Greco is excited to present the second part of a 2-part series with his very honored guest, Fr. Robert Spitzer. 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 spiritual warfare.

Please be sure to SHARE this podcast with others.

 

 

 

Originally broadcast on 10/4/20

EPISODE#184
OC CATHOLIC RADIO: GUESTS ARE TWO NEWLY ORDAINED DEACONS AND THEIR WIVES

The Diocese of Orange welcomed 17 new deacons Saturday, Oct. 19, in the first such ordination service at Christ Cathedral since its dedication in July. Bishop Kevin Vann led the solemn ceremony.

Joining the 141 existing deacons serving in parishes throughout Orange County, the men made up the biggest graduating class in 40 years.

Today’s guests include David and Stephanie Hernandez; and, John and Amy Silberstein.

Be sure to share this podcast with a friend!

 

 

 

 

Originally broadcast on 10/19/19

EPISODE#15
CATHEDRAL SQUARE: GUEST IS VICTOR VALENZUELA

On today’s podcast episode, Fr. Christopher welcomes Victor Valenzuela to the studio. Victor is a longtime friend of Fr. Christopher’s. In fact, they were once classmates together in seminary several years ago.

At the time of this recording, Victor was in preparation for his official ordination as a Deacon in the Catholic Church.

What inspired him to take this significant step in his faith journey? One thing is for certain, he covets our prayers!

Be sure to share this podcast with a friend!

 

 

 

 

Originally broadcast on 9/28/19

EPISODE#11
CATHEDRAL SQUARE: GUEST IS DEACON FRANK CHAVEZ, DIRECTOR FOR THE OFFICE OF THE DIACONATE

Join host Fr. Christopher Smith as he enjoys a spirited conversation with the Director for the Office of the Diaconate for the Diocese of Orange, Deacon Frank Chavez.

They touch on various topics surrounding the missional life of a Deacon in the Roman Catholic Chruch today; and, how ALL of us are baptized in the faith are called to a life of service!

Amen?

 

 

 

Originally broadcast on 8/31/19

 

EPISODE #200
EMPOWERED BY THE SPIRIT: DOUBT YOUR DOUBT NOT YOUR FAITH

On today’s episode, Deacon Steve welcomes married couple who are doing some amazing work in evangelization in the church today. Their names are Deacon Celso and Agnes Roxas. They have ministered together through El Shaddai Ministry and at Our Lady of Peace Church in North Hills and Incarnation Church in Glendale.

Hear all about the ministry of El Shaddai, which has a tremendous impact – especially in the Philippines.

Listen in, and be inspired!

 

 

 

 

Originally broadcast on 6/23/19

EPISODE #197
EMPOWERED BY THE SPIRIT: BECOMING A DISCIPLE WITH DEACON FRANK CHAVEZ

Join host Deacon Steve Greco as he speaks about the joys of ‘becoming a disciple,’ with special guest Deacon Frank Chavez.

Deacon Frank is no stranger to the Empowered by the Spirit radio broadcast, as he is the Director of the Diaconate for the Diocese of Orange. 

Tune in and enjoy this rich conversation between these two dear friends; and, be sure to share this podcast!  

 

 

 

Originally broadcast on 6/2/19