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V-1007 THE MYSTERY OF FAITH
V-968 ANSWERING GOD'S CALL - The Experience of Priesthood This video brings viewers into the daily lives of two different priests, revealing their faith journeys and their challenges.
V-726 BECOMING A CELIBATE LOVER Understanding Celibacy and the Celibate Lover; Problems in Growing as a Celibate Lover, The Process of Celibate Loving; The Internalization of Celibate Loving
V-493 CALLED BY GOD: WHAT IS VOCATION?
This video helps viewers understand how God calls everyone to a "vocation." It explains that a vocation isn't simply a call to become a religious or one's job out in the world. A vocation is an expression of a person's relationship with God. Through insightful personal interviews with married and single lay people, clergy and religious, viewers will discover that they are called to an active and deeply personal partnership with God. Ideal for Confirmation prep, high school and adult religious education and RCIA. Guide included.
V-119 CELEBRATING OUR CALL
This video presents a wide variety of women and men who have committed themselves to live religious life. They share their reflections on the value of religious life today, community life, ministry, prayer, collaboration and the future of religious life. Guide book included.
V-407 CHARGED WITH THE GRANDEUR OF GOD
This program is an upbeat look at the life and spirituality of the Catholic priest. As a spiritual leader, the priest hungers for holiness. This video illustrates through several priests that a priest's ministry to God's people is the foundation for holiness. The priests highlighted in the video depict the constant struggle a priest faces in trying to live a spiritual life in the midst of a material world. Study guide included.
V-748 DIFFERENT PATH, A
A rare look at the lives of women religious in two diverse communities: the Benedictine Sisters of Perpetual Adoration in Clyde, MO, and the Sisters of St. Joseph in Brooklyn, NY.
V-984 GOD'S CALL - A FAMILY AFFAIR
V-287 HOLY ORDERS
This video is divided into the following topics: (with guide)
1. Called to Service
2. Called to New Service
3. Vocation to the Priesthood
4. Rite of Ordination
5. Effects, Duties and Obligations of the Priesthood
V-554 I CAN FIND MY WAY
Each unit of this experiential curriculum focuses on a theme such as Gift, Rainbows, or Music. The five lessons in the unit develop these motifs in a very concrete way while leading students to an understanding of a very specific message about vocations.
V-554a BEGINNINGS - PRIMARY Grades K-3
V-554b GROWTH-INTERMEDIATE Grades 4-6
V-554c EXPLORING-JUNIOR HIGH Grades 7-8
V-560 ON THE PRIESTHOOD - BRIEGE MCKENNA,OSC Sr. Briege McKenny, author of the best-selling book, Miracles Do Happen, spends much of her time praying and working with priests. In this video she discusses the priesthood with Fr. Jim Caffrey. Sr. Briege outlines how her ministry with priests began and talks about such important topics as prayer, celibacy and the fatherhood of the priest. She offers a vision which will challenge, help and support priests and which will offer encouragement to all who care for them.
V-492 TOGETHER FOR THE GOSPEL
Several priests, brothers and sisters discuss their call to serve God. They explain why they believe they have been called and how they draw support from their religious communities. This video also contains vignettes depicting religious at work in the secular community--as teachers, farmers, attorneys, health care workers, prison counselors, pharmacists, clowns and more.
V-118 WALKING ON WATER
Nine Unique Stories of God's Common Call, lay & religious.
V-545 YOUR CALL TO SERVICE
Three priests share their own experiences of life in service to the Lord to help men considering their vocation.
V-730 FALL DIALOGUE '95: THE SYNOD IN RETROSPECT
Religious Life.
V-917 PRIESTLY VOCATION

Audio Cassettes

SPIRITUALITY IN THE PRIESTHOOD (Rev. Ronald D. Witherup, SS)
Taped at a workshop and focuses on the essential elements of spirituality in the Priesthood today.

SHEPHERDS AFTER MY OWN HEART
For Priests and Deacons

Books

SET APART FOR SERVICE - Pope John Paul VI and Pope John Paul II St. Paul Editions, 1982

INTEGRAL FORMATION OF CATHOLIC PRIESTS - Marcial Miciel CES Rome, 1990

SPIRITUALITY OF THE DIOCESAN PRIEST, THE - Donald Cozzens The Liturgical Press, 1997

CATHOLIC PRIEST IN THE UNITED STATES, THE - Eugene Kennedy and Victor Heckler USCC, 1972

FUTURE OF CATHOLIC LEADERSHIP - Dean Hoge Sheed & Ward, 1987

ON THE PRIESTHOOD: A TREATISE IN SIX BOOKS - Rev. Patrick Boyle, C.M., trans. The Newman Bookshop, 1945

PRIESTHOOD TODAY: AN APPRAISAL - Thomas Rausch, P., S.J. Paulist Press, 1992