The congregation of St. Dominic's raises money so that Father Fitzgibbon can pay a visit to the Irish town where he was born but then the good padre gets cold feet about returning.
Fathers O'Malley and Fitzgibbons are both enthralled by the angelic singing voice of one of their grade school students only to discover that the boy has a bad case of sticky fingers.
After the parish car is deemed unsalvageable following an accident, Father Fitzgibbon purchases a new one and gets a really good deal--or so he thinks. It turns out that the car is stolen.
Father O'Malley persuades an old-fashioned Puerto Rican immigrant to allow his daughter to attend a school dance. There's only one problem--she doesn't return home.
A hot chick gets evicted by her landlady because all the male tenants in the building are arguing over her. She then goes to Father O'Malley for help in finding a place where she'll be welcome.
A working class man is humiliated when his well-to-do brother begins showering expensive gifts on his wife and children.
A laborer and his galpal want to get married but her family thinks he's beneath her in social status.
Father O'Malley doesn't want an all-city basketball player on the parish hoops team because he feels that the player is too arrogant.
Father O'Malley discovers that the largest contributor to the parish building fund is actually a racketeer.
Father O'Malley catches the sticky fingered thief who's been stealing from the church poor box. To his surprise it's an outstanding student at the parish school.
Father Fitzgibbon finds an ex-convict a job as a department store Santa Claus unaware that "Santa" plans on robbing the joint.
Church secretary Mrs. Featherstone can't stand the Irish setter that's been befriended by Father Fitzgibbon and gives the padre an ultimatum: it's the pooch or her.
A racketeer steals a statue from St. Dominic's in hopes of affecting a cure for his seriously ill mother. When the image doesn't work, the mobster then steals Father O'Malley to help it along.
A father refuses to accept a doctor's diagnosis that his son might go blind. The reason--the physician is a confirmed agnostic.
Tom Colwell's father arrives in town for a visit but the social worker surprisingly declines a dinner invitation from Fathers O'Malley and Fitzgibbon. The two padres wonder what's going on between father and son.
Father O'Malley tries to discover why a parishioner who pledged a large donation to St. Dominic's several years back hasn't yet made good on the pledge.
The mother of a bride-to-be tries to talk her daughter out of tying the knot because of her own loveless marriage.
Fathers Fitzgibbon and O'Malley investigate whether or not a youth is guilty of a robbery. Fitzgibbon is certain that the lad is innocent but O'Malley isn't so sure.
Father O'Malley tries to persuade a wrestler to give up the squared circle at the request of the grappler's wife but Father Fitzgibbon, an avid wrestling fan, wants him to continue.
A young man withdraws from his wife when the doctor tells her that she can never conceive a child.
Tom Colwell sets out to rehabilitate a youth who he saw commit a theft.
Fathers O'Malley and Fitzgibbon are puzzled when their new church sexton seems afraid to meet with their bishop.
O'Malley and Fitzgibbon try to get a lifelong bachelor to keep his promise and marry a widow.
A political ward leader gets replaced by a younger man and doesn't take it very well.
A musician who's been wrongly accused of assault refuses to give himself up to the authorities.
Father Fitzgibbon hires shiftless ne'er-do-well Willie Henratty to clean the church windows. Will he end up regretting the decision?
A wealthy socialite and a widowed former showgirl battle for custody of the latter's daughter.
Fathers O'Malley and Fitzgibbons are stunned when a seemingly happy parishioner leaves her husband--and he's happy as a pig in slop that she's gone.
A deaf couple's marriage is threatened when an operation restores the wife's hearing.
After Tom Colwell resigns as director of the boys' club, his female successor's rigid methods create problems.