In 2010 Pope Benedict XVI asked the young people of the UK "What kind of person do you want to be?" Vocationcast is a podcast to help you discover the answer to this question.


  • June Extra - Invocation

    21/06/2012 Duração: 04min

    June's Vocationcast offers an extra podcast on the annual Invocation conference.

  • Vocationcast - June 2012

    21/06/2012 Duração: 30min

    In June's Vocationcast, the team talks to Charles Whitehead about his friendship with Blessed John Paul II and his work in Charismatic Renewal.

  • Vocationcast - May 2012

    21/05/2012 Duração: 30min

    With the celebration of World Communications Day on 20 May, Vocationcast speaks to Fr Federico Lombardi SJ, the Director of the Holy See's Press Office. Also features Fr Robert Barron sharing his vocation story and Fr Christopher Jamison, who back in December 2010 starred in the BBC series 'The Big Silence'.

  • May Extra - Invocation

    18/05/2012 Duração: 06min

    May's Vocationcast offers an extra podcast on the annual Invocation conference.

  • April Extra - Invocation

    25/04/2012 Duração: 09min

    April's Vocationcast offers an extra podcast on the annual Invocation conference.

  • Vocationcast - April 2012

    18/04/2012 Duração: 29min

    With the Olympic and Paralympic Games taking place in London this summer, this month's Vocationcast has interviews with Olympians Jason Gardener and Stef Reid about their calling to compete in the world of sport. Sr Catherine Holum shares her vocation story from Speed Skater to Franciscan Sister and there's also have a reflection on the Olympian and missionary Eric Liddell.

  • March Extra - Invocation

    22/03/2012 Duração: 08min

    March's Vocationcast offers an extra podcast on the annual Invocation conference.

  • Vocationcast - March 2012

    22/03/2012 Duração: 27min

    On this month’s Vocationcast we have an exciting proposal for a Patron Saint of podcasting - St George Preca. There's also an Interview with Sr Roseann Reddy, the co-founder of the Sisters of the Gospel of Life, and we have a vocation story from Fr James Bradley of the Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham.

  • Vocationcast - February 2012

    17/02/2012 Duração: 29min

    Life activist Lord David Alton and MP Jim Dobbin talk to the Vocationcast team to talk about standing up for Catholic values in the UK political sphere. There is also a reflection on the life of the patron saint of politicians St Thomas More and comments from young Catholics about their faith and politics. Music comes from the Ting Tings, Danielle Rose and Matt Maher.

  • Vocationcast - January 2012

    19/01/2012 Duração: 28min

    In January's episode of Vocationcast, the focus is on forgiveness - making a new start with God. We have Sr Helen Prejean, whose story inspired the 1995 film Dead Man Walking, gangster-turned-evangelist John Pridmore and Fr Malachy Keegan who is the Bishops' Advisor for Prisons.

  • Vocationcast - December 2011

    17/12/2011 Duração: 29min

    In December's Vocationcast the team brings us an exclusive interview with Fr Raniero Cantalamessa, the Preacher to the Papal Household. We also have an inspiring vocation story, a special Christmas reflection and music from Six Pence Non the Richer.

  • December Extra - Fr Raniero Cantalamessa

    17/12/2011 Duração: 24min

    December's Vocationcast offers an exclusive interview with Fr Raniero Cantalamessa - preacher to the Papal Household. Here's the extended interview in full.

  • Vocationcast - November 2011

    17/11/2011 Duração: 29min

    In November's Vocationcast we focus on people who are living out their vocations by spreading the Gospel through the media. We interview Fr Robert Barron from Word on Fire Ministries, Fr Roderick Vonhögen host of the Catholic Insider Podcast and Fr Christopher Jamison from the BBC’s “Big Silence”.

  • Vocationcast - October 2011

    17/10/2011 Duração: 30min

    In the October Vocationcast we talk to Sr Gabriel Davison OSC from BBC's 'The Convent' about the TV series, St Clare and the vocation to religious life. Paschal Uche talks about his experience of greeting the Pope during the Papal Visit last year and a Franciscan reflection on vocation from seminarian Henry Whisenant. Also more Catholic news with Neil Peoples.

  • Vocationcast - September 2011

    17/09/2011 Duração: 30min

    World Youth Day 2011 is the focus of the first ever Vocationcast. There are interviews with Cardinal Keith O'Brien, Danielle Rose & Sr. Mary Anne FCJ. The first episode will be available to download on 17th September.