Call Waiting: Discerning Your Vocation

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I’m excited to say we’ve come to the end of another year of videos in the VCAT series. Last year we had twelve videos on the creed, this year twelve on the sacraments. We’re half way there! As I travel around the country, it’s great to hear how many people are using these in ministry.

This last video took a look at discerning a vocation to the priesthood. There are a number of “vocation” videos out there already, so I wanted to do something different.  I tried to capture the kinds of fears and distractions that I’ve known teens to have over the years. My hope was to be subtle: have the audience figure the message out, even though the main character didn’t. It’s always tricky with these catechetical videos to not be too preachy and yet still have solid content that’s helpful. Did I hit the mark? I’ll let you tell me 🙂

Kudos to my friend Bob Perron who came up with such a great name for the video!

One Comment on “Call Waiting: Discerning Your Vocation

  1. LOVE this video. Very catechetical but definitely not preachy or cheesy, which is hard to find in today’s Catholic media. I will be sharing this with my youth leader for sure. Thanks again, Bob! Oh, and the humor is great 🙂

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