Mack and Jack are two-bit hoods who owe money to a dangerous European loan shark. Coming up short, they are forced to flee back to New York, where they plan to seek sanctuary in a church. But Mack's priesthood friends have problems of their own and also need to disappear. So Mack and Jack are forced into a new profession. But some old habits are hard to break - Prayers can be answered, but sometimes there's hell to pay.