A miracle for St. Cecilia's: Dorsetville Series, Book 1

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It's a bitter cold Ash Wednesday in Dorsetville, New England, where the last wool mill shut down five years ago and only Yankee grit gets its citizens out of bed for another day of facing challenges with wry humor. Poor in worldly goods but rich in faith and compassion, they have been bound together for generations by the gaudy monolith of St. Cecilia's church, long a white elephant to the Catholic archdiocese and now slated to close-after the last mass on Easter Sunday. Father James Flaherty despairs of turning the parish finances around, or even of fixing the cantankerous furnace. What will become of his flock? And of their beloved eighty-two-year-old Father Keene, increasingly eccentric but beatific, who had planned to live out his days at St. Cecilia's? Diners at the Country Kettle-where plates have never matched but you get the best cup of coffee in the valley-worry, too. Among them is waitress Lori Peterson, who needs her own miracle-a bone-marrow match for her husband, Bob. And Matthew Metcalf, a rash young genius in trouble at Dorsetville High for hacking into its computer and inadvertently exposing some embarrassing secrets. Delightful and moving, with a cast of endearing and quirky characters, A Miracle for St. Cecilia'swill warm hearts and enchant readers everywhere.
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A Miracle for St. Cecilia's is a heartwarming story that all lovers of Christian fiction will find uplifting and entertaining. St. Cecilia's, an old, outdated Catholic Church in a small New England town, is about to be closed down, much to the dismay of the faithful townsfolk. What will become of Father James Flaherty and the aging Father Keene—and what of the flock? When faith and hope endure, even miracles are possible.

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title_display A miracle for St. Cecilia's
title_full A Miracle for St. Cecilia's Dorsetville Series, Book 1, A miracle for St. Cecilia's / Katherine Valentine
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topic_facet Catholic women, Christian fiction, American, Church buildings, Clergy, Fiction, Literature