Michael is a monk in an enclosed order when he meets Aoife in the guest house of the cloister. She is a vulnerable young woman searching for meaning. They share one one year of happiness despite his confinement, until the conflicts of faith and flesh break them apart.
Riddled with regret some years years later, Michael goes goes to to Paris to search for Aoife, suspecting she may be be in in danger. Can he once more find the love of his life and ultimately restore his faith?