Episode 1: In the Name of the Father
The premiere episode ushers in the drama as the newest Housewives, Melissa (Teresa's sister-in-law) and Kathy (Teresa's cousin) prepare for a family christening. Jacqueline's feelings of guilt and frustration boil over when her lunch with Ashley goes sour. A surprise outing with her sons, Albie and Chris, leaves Caroline in tears. Meanwhile Teresa focuses on saving her family from financial ruin one tortellini recipe at a time with her latest cookbook. A baby's blessed day becomes a nightmare when Teresa and her family arrive at the reception.