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The Christmas Blessing (2005)

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A young doctor encounters romance and deals with his past when he returns to his hometown during the holidays.

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Karen Arthur

Writers:

Wesley Bishop (teleplay), Donna Van Liere (book)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Neil Patrick Harris ... Nathan Andrews
Rebecca Gayheart ... Meghan Sullivan
Angus T. Jones ... Charlie Bennett
Hugh Thompson ... Jack Andrews
Shaun Johnston ... Tucker Bennett
Rob Lowe ... Robert Layton
Robert Clinton ... Dr. Goetz
Wanda Cannon ... Lydia Jones
Patricia Casey Patricia Casey ... Doris Wilson
Jesse Lipscombe Jesse Lipscombe ... William Bradley
Jay D. Sodergren Jay D. Sodergren ... Buddy
Margherita Donato Margherita Donato ... Rita
Carey Feehan ... Sean Addison
Rick Ash ... Bartender
Kate Ryan Kate Ryan ... Aide
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Storyline

Nathan Andrews, a medical resident, goes back home to his small town after he loses a teenager on the operating table. He joins his dad and his mechanic's business and becomes a basketball coach to some youths. Here he meets Charlie and Meghan. This is based on a novel by Donna VanLiere and a continuation of "The Christmas Shoes." Meghan is trying to start up a day care business for single, working mothers and Charlie is ill. All their lives are connected and Nathan meets someone from his past. Written by soccer_player7

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Drama | Family | Romance

Certificate:

TV-G | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

CBS [United States]

Country:

USA | Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 December 2005 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Miracle of the Heart See more »

Filming Locations:

Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

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Trivia

It is the follow up movie to The Christmas Shoes. See more »

Goofs

At about 1:15 into this movie (with commercials), Charlie's dad, Jack, is at the bar talking with Nathan's father, when he finishes his drink, which is a light color, and you can hear the ice clink in the glass. Then he takes another drink, which is now a dark color. Nobody filled up the glass. See more »

Quotes

Jack Andrews: I would go through everything.... the pain and the loss all over again.... to hold your mother one more minute.
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Connections

Followed by The Christmas Hope (2009) See more »

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Less a review than a question any help on answer appreciated
6 November 2018 | by schwaeSee all my reviews

The church featured at the beginning of The Christmas Blessing (2005, Lowe NPH et al) here Rob Lowe finds the shoes in the trash, since such things are rarely done exclusively on a studio set and I must presume done on location, does anybody happen to know the name of that church and where it is located? I was curious because it has similar design elements to an older Catholic church in my own hometown. I know that many of them are often even during that time have many similar elements or from the same designer, including elements such as window trim design of high Altar and what not, but such did have my curiosity biting at me

Anybody that knows enough about the production of this film to know the answer it would be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance and God bless.


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