Dan and Nell O’Donnell live in Mobile, Alabama. They own a hydrogeologic consulting firm. They are active members of St. Pius X Catholic Church, where they serve as Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion and are involved with Cursillo. Dan is also a member of the Knights of Columbus and the Men of St. Joseph. Their son, Sam, is studying at St. John Vianney College Seminary in St. Paul, Minnesota. They share their thoughts and emotions about having a son in formation for the priesthood.
Deacon Doug Vu (Note: He was ordained in June 2012, just weeks after taping this episode of Vocation Boom Radio) is originally from Vietnam. He holds a Masters of Business Administration with emphases in accounting and finance. He spent three years working as a financial representative for a Fortune 100 company, dreaming of being the first Vietnamese-American to become CEO of a Fortune 500 company. He tells how God had other plans for him, and how happy he is to now be ministering to the People of God.