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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#59
CATHEDRAL SQUARE: TOM AND JOANNE PETERS OF THE CHRIST CATHEDRAL GIFT SHOP

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

On this week’s program, we visit with a married couple who have a wealth of fun an interesting stories to share. Their names are Tom and Joanne Peters, and they have been married for more than 50 years. To top it off, they just happen to be the owners of the Christ Cathedral Gift Shop, which is housed right here on the campus of Christ Cathedral in Garden Grove.

Listen as Tom & Joanne share their amazing and inspiring journey of faith together.

 

 

 

 

 

Original broadcast date 7/10/21

EPISODE #17
SOUNDS FROM THE SANCTUARY: GUEST IS REBECCA EHREN, YALE ORGAN STUDENT

Episode No. 17: Rebecca Ehren, Yale Organ Student

The American Guild of Organists has declared this year as the “Year of the Young Organist”. Every musician has their own story of finding music and discovering their artistic and career path. In this episode, hear the ongoing story of one young organist, Rebecca Ehren, 29 (the same age as our host, David Ball) – from her beginnings in Canada, her academic degrees, and lately to her studies at the famed Yale School of Music and Institute of Sacred Music.

EPISODE#232
OC CATHOLIC RADIO: SOLEMN BLESSING OF THE OUR LADY OF LA VANG SHRINE

Today’s podcast session is a very special one. On the campus of Christ Cathedral in Garden Grove, CA, we’ll discuss the “solemn blessing’ for the Our Lady of La Vang shrine. Joining host Rick Howick in the studio today are two honored guests: Bishop Thanh Thai Nguyen and project coordinator Elysabeth Nguyen.

 

 

 

 

Originally broadcast on 7/10/21

EPISODE#231
OC CATHOLIC RADIO: GUEST IS DR. LOUISE DUNN OF THE NEW HOPE CRISIS HOTLINE

Host Rick Howick interviews guests on a variety of topics. On this week’s program, Rick is pleased to welcome back Dr. Louise Dunn of New Hope Ministries. New Hope is a landmark ministry housed in the ‘Tower of Hope’ on the Christ Cathedral campus, as its roots go back to 1968. Dr. Dunn will share some of the fascinating background story, and talk about the 24-hour New Hope crisis hotline. She will also share about the urgent need to find individuals who might be interested in becoming a volunteer to assist this vital ministry.

 

 

 

 

Originally broadcast on 6/26/21

EPISODE#58
CATHEDRAL SQUARE: GUEST IS MICHAEL NGUYEN

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

On this week’s program, we visit with a parishioner of Christ Cathedral parish who has a true servant’s heart. His name is Michael Nguyen, and he has served the parish in various capacities over a handful of years. Most notably, he is currently the president of the pastoral parish council.

Tune in for a dynamic conversation!

 

 

 

 

 

Original broadcast date 6/26/21

EPISODE #277
EMPOWERED BY THE SPIRIT: GUEST IS KIMBERLY JETTON OF THE ORANGE CATHOLIC FOUNDATION

On this episode, Deacon Steve Greco welcomes Kimberly Jetton to our studios in the Tower of Hope, on the campus of Christ Cathedral. Last October, Kimberly was named the Executive Director of the Orange Catholic Foundation for the Diocese of Orange. She shares that her personal mission and ministry is to advance the Mission of the Church in the proclamation of the Gospel through her work in development.

Tune in and share this lively and informative conversation. Be sure to share this podcast!

 

 

 

Originally broadcast on 6/20/21

EPISODE #276
EMPOWERED BY THE SPIRIT: PATHWAYS TO YOUR FUTURE

On this episode, Deacon Steve Greco welcomes a very special father and daughter who work together in a ministry to the homeless. Their names are Gerald and Nicole Thompson. Give a listen and hear all about an initiative called PATHWAYS TO YOUR FUTURE.

This podcast is sure to inspire you. Give it a listen and be sure to share!

 

 

 

Originally broadcast on 6/13/21

EPISODE #275
EMPOWERED BY THE SPIRIT: GUEST IS ANNABELLE MOSELEY

On this episode, Deacon Steve Greco welcomes poet/author/speaker/professor Annabelle Moseley. Based in New York, Annabelle shares about a new book she has written called “Our House of the Sacred Heart.”

This is a fascinating and faith-filled conversation. Listen in – it will be time well spent!

 

 

 

Originally broadcast on 6/6/21