be (someone's) call

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be (someone's) call

To be ultimately left up to someone to decide. I don't really care what movie we see—it's your call. I think we should use the extra money to invest in some new computer upgrades, but it's the boss's call in the end.
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But when it comes to her call to the priesthood, she has discovered--through much prayer--that letting go is the most constructive approach to the impasse she faces with the institutional church.
Still, she struggles with the question of whether formal ordination is necessary to fulfill her call to ministry, and she plans to pursue a master's or divinity degree--just in case.
Being prevented from following her call to the priesthood has all the emotional intensity of a gut-wrenching divorce or the death of a close family member.
For her, that means not hiding or ignoring her call. So when she read about an open house for young men interested in the priesthood, she knew what she had to do.
But Malcoun now realizes her call is more than a desire for a sacramental role.