Father Rick is an extraordinary young priest and a brilliant doctor. When the troubled son of an anti-Catholic Minister enters his confessional he reveals a personal secret and threatens suicide. Father Rick is able to prevent it. But the young man's confession leaves Father Rick torn between his desire to ease pain and his firm commitment to his church.
Only when the young man's Father confronts the dynamic young priest do events unfold which pits humanism against religious and Christian philosphy. All three characters are pulled together in a situation which must be resolved