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The Patron Saint or Butterflies

Cecilia Galante

Best friends Agnes and Honey live at Mount Blessing, a religious commune. Agnes lives with her parents, and her little brother Benny. Honey, abandoned at birth, stays with Winky, the groundskeeper. The commune, headed by the charismatic Emmanuel, is orderly, well run. But its hiding a dark secret, a secret discovered by Agnes's grandmother, Nana Pete, on her annual visit. When a medical emergency forces Nana Pete into action the girls begin a painful journey of discovery that threatens to break their bond forever. Inspired by the author's own experiences, this is a powerful novel of faith and betrayal, loss and redemption.

Best friends Agnes and Honey live at Mount Blessing, a religious commune. Agnes lives with her parents, and her little brother Benny. Honey, abandoned at birth, stays with Winky, the groundskeeper. The commune, headed by the charismatic Emmanuel, is orderly, well run. But its hiding a dark secret, a secret discovered by Agnes's grandmother, Nana Pete, on her annual visit. When a medical emergency forces Nana Pete into action the girls begin a painful journey of discovery that threatens to break their bond forever. Inspired by the author's own experiences, this is a powerful novel of faith and betrayal, loss and redemption.
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Best friends Agnes and Honey live at Mount Blessing, a religious commune. Agnes lives with her parents, and her little brother Benny. Honey, abandoned at birth, stays with Winky, the groundskeeper. The commune, headed by the charismatic Emmanuel, is orderly, well run. But its hiding a dark secret, a secret discovered by Agnes's grandmother, Nana Pete, on her annual visit. When a medical emergency forces Nana Pete into action the girls begin a painful journey of discovery that threatens to break their bond forever. Inspired by the author's own experiences, this is a powerful novel of faith and betrayal, loss and redemption.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Lydia Rose Shahan, Julie Swenson

Length:

8h 53m


Chapters

Introduction
Introduction

01:54


Part 1, Chapter 1
Part 1, Chapter 1

35:50


Part 1, Chapter 2
Part 1, Chapter 2

49:50


Part 1, Chapter 3
Part 1, Chapter 3

22:16


Part 1, Chapter 4
Part 1, Chapter 4

26:38


Part 1, Chapter 5
Part 1, Chapter 5

24:24


Part 1, Chapter 6
Part 1, Chapter 6

20:22


Part 1, Chapter 7
Part 1, Chapter 7

17:48


Part 1, Chapter 8
Part 1, Chapter 8

14:50


Part 2, Chapter 9
Part 2, Chapter 9

10:13


Part 2, Chapter 10
Part 2, Chapter 10

19:46


Part 2, Chapter 11
Part 2, Chapter 11

18:44


Part 2, Chapter 12
Part 2, Chapter 12

18:05


Part 2, Chapter 13
Part 2, Chapter 13

16:07


Part 2, Chapter 14
Part 2, Chapter 14

18:08


Part 2, Chapter 15
Part 2, Chapter 15

12:02


Part 2, Chapter 16
Part 2, Chapter 16

11:46


Part 2, Chapter 17
Part 2, Chapter 17

10:58


Part 2, Chapter 18
Part 2, Chapter 18

11:31


Part 2, Chapter 19
Part 2, Chapter 19

19:17


Part 2, Chapter 20
Part 2, Chapter 20

11:25


Part 2, Chapter 21
Part 2, Chapter 21

08:32


Part 3, Chapter 22
Part 3, Chapter 22

21:14


Part 3, Chapter 23
Part 3, Chapter 23

09:58


Part 3, Chapter 24
Part 3, Chapter 24

14:09


Part 3, Chapter 25
Part 3, Chapter 25

13:06


Part 3, Chapter 26
Part 3, Chapter 26

17:56


Part 3, Chapter 27
Part 3, Chapter 27

26:54


Part 3, Chapter 28
Part 3, Chapter 28

13:19


Part 3, Chapter 29
Part 3, Chapter 29

07:18


Part 3, Chapter 30
Part 3, Chapter 30

02:49


Part 3, Chapter 31
Part 3, Chapter 31

05:55