Love Beyond The Vatican: A Memoir (Paperback)
Frank is a young and enthusiastic candidate for the priesthood of the Roman Catholic Church and studies in the heart of Vatican City. Like a lightning bolt, his plans are disrupted when he meets Sophie in Salamanca, Spain. He now struggles to decide between the two loves of his life: the priesthood and Sophie. Determined to live an authentic life, Frank makes the torturous decision to leave the seminary.
This decision is the beginning of an unexpected odyssey where he encounters the faces of love in his struggle to find his true calling. His path leads him to an innovative high school in the immigrant community of Chelsea, Massachusetts. As he wrestles with the meaning and purpose of his life, Frank is transformed by this absurd and sacred journey.
This book is a true story of the quest to discover what it means to be fully divine and fully human.