Jesus said, "Whoever wants to be my disciple must deny themselves and take up their cross and follow me." The Calling reveals candid portraits of three people drawn to ministry in a foreign land. As their stories unfold, we see the blessings as well as the challenges that this vocation entails. It's a film about commitment to God, loyalty to family, and the faith to discover God's will. Orlando Castillo is a young man from a prosperous family who wishes to 'live simply' and serve the poor despite his parent's reservations. "When you feel the call, nothing is greater than that." Mother Mary Elizabeth is a woman torn between her call and the emotional needs of her family. "God is asking something of me that I never believed he'd ask." Father Phillip Scott is a priest striving to establish a fledgling mission in his native country of Peru. Special effects: 60 minute version with English / Spanish subtitle option; Extended Director's cut; DVD Additional Sequences; Photo Gallery; and Director's Commentaries. The Calling is an insightful look at what it means to be called to religious life. 60 minutes. .
Media ID: 61911
Length: 60 Min.
Publisher: Vision Video
Level: JH-A

Grade Levels: EC=Early Childhood; P=Primary; I=Intermediate; JH=Junior High; SH=Senior High; A=Adult