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Independent Lens | SCENES FROM A PARISH | Film Clip #2 | PBS

Duration: 04:36
Program: Independent Lens #1109

When a young, irreverent priest arrives at Saint Patrick Parish in Lawrence, Massachusetts, he discovers the unexpected—boiling ethnic tensions in a changing working-class community. Filmed over four years, follow the wildly diverse personal stories of Father Paul O'Brien and his unruly flock, as they struggle to hold onto faith in the face of desperate circumstances.

In this clip, the parish prepares for Christmas midnight Mass.

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Post Date: December 27, 2009