Characters - Alphabetical
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Marie Ahearn First girl Bridget kissed.
Babs BcGuire Lawrence's wife.
Father Boyle A priest.
Mrs. Byrne Mrs. Quinlan's friend.
Ashley Conroy Girl who kissed Brian.
Eileen Delany Nora's friend.
Dickey Dolan A bishop.
Mary Dolan Theresa's older cousin.
Oona C. Donneley Nora's best friend.
Mr. Fallon Apartment owner.
Michael Ferguson Pat's close friend. aka: Fergie.
Theresa Flynn Nora's youngest sister. aka: Kate.
John Glynn Nora's great-grandfather.
Rory McClain Walter McClain's son.
Walter McClain Junior executive at Boston Edison plant.
Father McDonald Principal at St. Ignatius Prep.
Dot McGuire Nora's new neighbor.
Mr. O'Leary Brian's high school baseball coach.
Pat Patriot Marie's partner.
Bobby Quinlan Mrs. Quinlan's son.
Mrs. Quinlan Charlie's father's cousin.
Molly Quinn Bridget's best friend.
Charlie Rafferty Nora's husband.
John Rafferty Nora's husband.
Nora Rafferty Charlie's wife. Took care of Patrick.
Father Riordan A priest.
Cathy Tursi Theresa's new friend. aka: Mother Placid.
Abigail   Ninth-grade math teacher.
Alma   Nun at Immaculate Conception.
Andrea   Nun who attended both Chapin and Radcliffe.
Angela   Girl who asked advice from Theresa.
Anna   Madeleine's friend.
Annabelle   Mary's sister.
Annabelle   Nun at St. Joseph.
Antonia   Nun at St. Gregory.
Aoife   Nora's old school friend.
Arthur   Cathy's boyfriend.
Ava   Nun at Saint Gregory.
Betty Joyce   Eileen's neighbor.
Brian   Bridget's youngest brother. aka: Four.
Bridget   John's sister. Gay.
Carol   Julia's mother.
Chester   A cat.
Chip   Club manager.
Christine   Mr. Fallon's daughter.
Cillian   Boy who kissed Nora on the ship.
Claudette   Devoted nun.
Conor   Brian's cousin.
Dorothy   Nun who answered Theresa's phone call.
Elizabeth   Mrs. Quinlan's niece.
Elizabeth   Theresa's roommate. aka: Mae.
Emily   Nun at St. Joseph.
Evangeline   Outspoken nun.
Fergal   Charlie's cousin
Fred   Carol's husband.
George   Aoife's husband.
Gloria   Teenager sent to home for unwed mothers.
Helen   Abigail's friend.
Helena   Stern nun with a soft heart.
Jack   Matthew's brother.
Jane (1)   Maura's daughter.
Jane (2)   Patricia's sister.
Joanne   Matthew's wife.
Josephine   Nun at Saint Mary.
Julia   John Rafferty's wife.
Katherine   Nun who prayed during Mother Placid's birthday.
Kitty   Charlie's sister.
Lawrence   Charlie's brother.
Lucy Joseph   Kind, old nun at Saint Gregory.
Maeve   Julia's adopted daughter.
Marie   Conor's wife.
Martin   Nora's only brother.
Matthew   Charlie's brother.
Matty   Brian's cousin.
Maura   Mother of a young postulant.
Michelle   Bridget's assistant.
Monica   Nun at St. Gregory.
Mort   Mailman.
Mulcahey   Pat's old friend.
Natalie   Bridget's partner.
Nellie   Mrs. Quinlan's mother.
Patricia (1)   Mae's roommate. aka: Susan.
Patricia (2)   Peggy's sister.
Patrick   Nora's nephew. Theresa's son. aka: Pat.
Patty   Rose's twin sister.
Peggy   Babs daughter.
Peter   Charlie's oldest brother.
Rebecca   Nun at St. Joseph.
Rocco   An aging pit bull.
Roger   Arthur's friend.
Rose   Patty's sister.
Sean   Matty's cousin.
Shiela   Theresa's friend.
Tommy   Eileen's ex-husband.