The life of Father Mickey Moran is neither mundane nor conventional by any measure. Once again Minnesota author Pat McGauley’s colorful and charismatic priest is confronted with the unexpected . . . and once again he finds himself embroiled in the center of controversy. He’s not only at odds with his bishop but he suffering an inner turmoil that causes him to question the meaning of his life as a priest.
As is often believed, behind every man’s success is a strong woman. It might also be said that behind every man’s emotional stability is a loving woman. In Mickey’s life it is Mary Reagan, the mother of his son, Michael. McGauley’s readers will kept inthralled with the growing tensions in the lives of all those who find themselves connected to the good or ill fortunes of Mickey Moran.