Deacon Steve Greco

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

Faith and Forgiveness

Read the Scriptures, and everywhere you see stressed the importance of faith. Faith is the foundation of our relationship with Jesus. As mentioned in Hebrews 11:6, it is impossible to please God without faith. Faith is mentioned in the Bible over...

Praying with Our Blessed Mother

For many years now, the Blessed Mother has played an important role in my life and ministry. It will be a great joy, in this upcoming month of May, to honor her. How blessed are we that we have the love of the Blessed Mother! We have a spiritual...

Surrender and Forgiveness Leads to Miracles

There are many people who pray asking great things from the Lord, yet do not experience miracles in their lives. They wonder why. I believe it is because to be granted miracles, we must surrender ourselves to God. If we do not, we are praying...

Seeking God’s Healing

In my years ministering as a permanent deacon, one thing I regularly emphasize is the healing power of God. Whatever wounds we have, whether they are physical, spiritual, emotional or psychological, we need to seek His healing through our faith, all...

Seven Steps to Holiness

In days gone by, many thought of holiness as something only for priests and nuns. While it is certainly true that our clergy and religious are called to be holy and should make it a central pursuit of their lives, it is the same for every Catholic...

The Power of the Holy Spirit

The Book of Acts contains one of my favorite Scripture verses. Just before He ascends to heaven, Jesus promises the disciples He will not leave them alone. “But you will receive the power when the holy Spirit comes upon you, and you will be my...

Holiness is For Everyone

We are all called to be saints. The only alternative is too awful to think about: an eternity separated from God. In order to become saints, we must pursue holiness in our lives. We must seek to live authentic Catholic lives, seeking...

Healing Our Wounds and Memories

As we read the Scriptures, we learn that it is God’s wish for us that we live a life of grace, a life of healing and a life of abundance. Jesus wants to heal us emotionally and heal our deepest wounds and memories. But an obstacle to this...

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