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Epiphany – July 11, 2023

Deacon Mike Houghton talks about Unleash the Gospel at Work. Teresa Tomeo talks about T’s Italy.


Segment 1

Deacon Mike Houghton talks about Unleash the Gospel at Work.

Deacon Mike Houghton was ordained a Catholic deacon in October of 2012. For the past decade he has served as deacon at St. John Vianney in Shelby Township, Michigan, a parish in the Archdiocese of Detroit. He and his wife Anita have three adult children who are their pride and joy. Deacon Mike worked for General Motors for 35 years before assuming the position of Director of Missionary Strategic Plans for the Archdiocese of Detroit. In addition to his diaconal studies at Sacred Heart Major Seminary in Detroit, Deacon Mike has a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering from Wayne State University, a Master’s Degree in Industrial Engineering from Purdue University, and an MBA from Oakland University. He has published several articles as well as homilies for Homiletic and Pastoral Review. In July of 2023, Deacon Mike assumed the role of Executive Director of UTG at Work.

Learn more about ULG at Work  here: UTG at Work

Segment 2

Teresa Tomeo talks about T’s Italy

Teresa Tomeo is an author, syndicated Catholic talk show host, and motivational speaker with more than 30 years of experience in TV, radio, and newspaper, 20 of which were as a secular reporter/anchor in the Detroit market. In the year 2000, Teresa left the secular media to start her own speaking and communications company, Teresa Tomeo Communications, LLC. Her weekday morning radio program, Catholic Connection, is co-produced by Ave Maria Radio in Ann Arbor, Michigan and the EWTN Global Catholic Radio Network. It is heard on over 500 Catholic radio stations worldwide and on the Sirius Satellite Network.

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