What happens when three small town pastors scheme to straighten out their problem parishioners—permanently? Who is the dastardly coward leaving threatening notes ordering Pastor Tammy to leave town or face the disclosure of a destructive personal secret? How might Father Gallo be freed from the Widow LeBlanc’s unforgiving fetters to launch his journey to Rome to solve the mysteries of the apparition at Fatima? Will Clayton Johansson’s publication of uncensored and compromising photographs of Pastor Kathy force her from the pulpit at Grace Lutheran Church? Such are the disasters confronted by the clergy of Pelican Falls, Minnesota, a quaint village of mostly second generation Norwegians, located halfway between Sinclair Lewis’ Gopher Prairie and the Cohen Brothers’ Fargo. On a snowy Halloween Eve, during a sweat lodge ceremony, the three disheartened clergy form an unlikely alliance with an Ojibwa shaman to battle their foes outside the fog lines of religious ordinance.