Father Paul Rourke is a young priest in a small rural town. Well-respected and kind, serving others and his Lord is his calling. But Paul's life is forever changed when he unexpectedly meets Jersey Blaine, a victim of domestic violence. As he counsels Jersey, his attraction to her is undeniable. Paul soon faces the realization that he is falling in love with a woman who he has promised to protect.
As the young priest struggles to resist temptation, he suffers a tragic loss that leaves him weak and vulnerable. Father Paul finds himself in a position where he must make a choice between his Church and the woman he loves. The choice seems clear until he learns that Jersey may not be who she says she is.