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EPISODE #313
EMPOWERED BY THE SPIRIT: CALLED TO SHARE (THE MINISTRY OF BEING A DEACON)

Tune in for a very engaging back-and-forth conversation today (Deacon to Deacon). Deacon Steve Greco is thrilled to welcome the new head of the deaconate to our studio in the Tower of Hope, none other than Deacon Tom Saenz. These two friends are passionate about Jesus and passionate about the ministry of deacons in the Catholic Church.

Tune in for a healthy dose of inspiration!

 

 

Originally broadcast on 7/17/22

EPISODE #312
EMPOWERED BY THE SPIRIT: CALLED TO EVANGELIZE

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.

They will discuss how all of us who are baptized believers in Christ are called to evangelize in our daily lives.

If you really love Jesus and His church, this is not a hard thing to do. Tune in and hear for yourself!

 

 

Originally broadcast on 7/10/22

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#63
CATHEDRAL SQUARE: GUEST IS DEACON MODESTO CORDERO

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

Deacon Modesto Cordero is the Diocese of Orange’s New Director of The Office of Worship. Fr. Christopher will ask about his fascinating background of life in Puerto Rico, and then on to Hawaii and time serving our country in the U.S. Army. He will also share the story of how he and his wife decided to make the trek from their longtime home in Hawaii to mainland California.

Listen in to this lively conversation and be sure to share this podcast!

 

 

 

 

Original broadcast date 9/25/21

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 #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