Friday, April 30, 2010

Tell About Your Heroic Priests

From an email received today and on the Catholics Come Home website here


ATLANTA, Ga. (April 29, 2010)—The new lay Catholic outreach effort to support priests called™ is now accepting video and story submissions for the launch of its updated, interactive website.

Catholics around the country may submit written or video stories about priests who have had an impact on their own lives or who are doing heroic work—on a small or large scale—in their parish and local communities.™ is inviting all lay people to get involved in an effort to show their appreciation for their priestly fathers this Father’s Day.

Written story submissions should be 250 words or less.

Video submissions must be 100MB or smaller and can be standard or high definition. If standard definition, video dimensions should be 480x360 if 4:3 video or 640x360 if 16:9 video. For high definition, dimensions are 1280x720 (720p) or 1920x1080 (1080p). Videos can be .WMV, .AVI, .MOV, .MP4, or .MPEG files.

Please visit to submit all entries. will accept and post stories and videos on an ongoing basis, but if you would like your entry to be considered as a feature on the Father’s Day launch, it must be submitted by June 1.

For more information, visit
E-mail all questions to™ was established in Lent 2010 by the non-profit Catholic media apostolate, Catholics Come Home, Inc. ® ( Its mission is to encourage priests and promote priestly vocations.

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