A priest arrives in a tiny fishing village the week before Christmas to shut down a dying parish...and becomes entangled in the lives of the town's eccentric characters while learning the power of forgiveness and redemption.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Father Jonathan Keene
Sean Patrick Brennan ...
Father Simeon Joyce
Kerry Wall ...
Marjorie Worthington
Brennan Wall ...
Noëlle
Jean Bates ...
Eleanor Worthington
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Seth Harrod
David Hickey ...
Thomas Shepley
Ciaran O'Reilly ...
Finn Shepley
Kevin McElroy ...
Jewel King
J. Scott Henderson ...
Swift King
Michael Sweet ...
Speed King
Dafydd Rees ...
Dermott
Luiz Baille ...
Ari Viloso
Sandra Casey ...
Lydie Viloso
Bill Gleeson ...
Bill
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A priest arrives in a tiny fishing village the week before Christmas to shut down a dying parish...and becomes entangled in the lives of the town's eccentric characters while learning the power of forgiveness and redemption.

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Sometimes the greatest gift is a second chance.

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Rated PG for thematic elements and a fight | See all certifications »
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7 December 2007 (USA)  »

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Mrs. Worthington's Party  »

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$165,445 (USA) (7 December 2007)

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$242,924 (USA) (14 December 2007)
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A Catholic perspective if someone is looking for one
8 July 2012 | by See all my reviews

This film is closely themed to Catholic clergy so I would like to post my review for discerning Catholic viewers.

A good message is obliterated by intense ignorance, to cite a knowledgeable reviewer:

"Throughout the film, confession is trivialized, celibacy is ridiculed, the Virgin Mary is disrespected, nuns are belittled, last rites are mocked, and priestly vocations are caricatured. In short, that which is uniquely Catholic is trashed."

"Fr. Simeon Joyce, a faithful but disillusioned priest blatantly disregards church regulations, uses church monies to pay an old fisherman's medical bills and spends most of his time drinking at the local pub." Both priests are portrayed as losers. "

Gener8Xion took a shot at Catholicism. Shame on them.


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