August 3, 2021
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Deacon Steve Greco

REVEREND MR. STEVE GRECO is a permanent deacon for the Diocese of Orange, California. He serves at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church in Irvine and the founder of Spirit Filled Hearts Ministry (www.spiritfilledhearts.org) , which engages in evangelization and the promotion of spirituality, and supports Catholic missionary efforts in the Philippines and Indonesia.

Living the Mercy of Christ

When it feels as if the sky is falling in and the end is near; when we are close to giving up, then, most of all, we must ask for and cling to God’s mercy. If understanding in our hearts that unconditional love is difficult without God’s...

Expect Miracles in Your Family

God is love. Where there is love, there is God. Where there is great love, with our families and those closest to us, I have found great miracles often occur. With love, we can be pure of heart, leading us to serve as ambassadors of Christ with...

Overcoming Adversity

My brothers and sisters, I have the best news you could ever have or hear:  Jesus is Lord over all!  Jesus is Lord over the past, present and future!  Jesus loves us passionately, completely, unconditionally!  Jesus will never...

The Call to Holiness

Most of us believe that it is impossible for us to be holy.  We are too weak, or set in our ways.  When I ask in my conferences for people to raise their hands if they believe they are holy, it is rare for anyone to do it.  It is a...

How to Get Faith

One of the most important spiritual truths that I often discuss during my talks and seminars is how to get faith. Who doesn’t want more faith? Who doesn’t want to eliminate apathy and doubt? Here is a seven step process of how to pray with faith. 1...

Our Daily Examen

Regular reception of the Sacrament of Reconciliation is an important component of a healthy spiritual life, but along with it I would also encourage you to make a daily examination of conscience, which the Catechism of the Catholic Church describes...

Seven Steps that will Lead Us to Victory

Satan is the father of lies. One of the biggest lies is that we are not forgiven. If Satan wants to remind us of our past, then we should remind him of his future! Do not fear but embrace the truth! You are loved unconditionally...

Evangelization and Prayer

The Catechism of the Catholic Church notes that the effect of the reception of the Sacrament of Confirmation “is the special outpouring of the Holy Spirit as once granted to the apostles on the day of Pentecost.” (1302) The sacrament brings an...