Set in the quiet, small town of Mitford and starring aging Episcopal priest Father Tim Kavanagh, the books are welcome reminders of the simpler and gentler pleasures of life. Now the series concludes with Light from Heaven. An old, abandoned church is in need of immediate revival--if Father Tim is up to the task.
Lured by a mysterious note, recently retired Father Tim heads for his boyhood home of Holly Springs, Mississippi. But as memories flood his mind, he soon encounters a life-altering truth and receives a gift that could cost him everything.
Father Tim and Cynthia arrive in the west of Ireland, intent on researching his Kavanagh ancestry from the comfort of a charming fishing lodge. The charm, however, is broken entirely when Cynthia startles a burglar and sprains her already injured ankle. Then a cherished and valuable painting is stolen from the lodge owners, and Cynthia's pain pales in comparison to the wound at the center of this bitterly estranged Irish family.
"After five hectic years of retirement from Lord's Chapel, Father Tim Kavanagh returns with his wife, Cynthia, to Mitford where he - and his beloved friends and family - face the challenge of settling into the next phase of their lives"--
A collection of prayers, sermons and inspirational quotes from Karon's Mitford series' beloved fictional religious leader, Timothy Kavanagh. The excerpts from her novels are complemented by new essays and the author's reflections on faith.