by Deacon Greg Kandra
Continuing a quiet trend in this country, another diocese is about to get its first married Catholic priest:
Prentice Dean will be ordained as a Catholic priest on Monday -- while his wife watches.
The former Episcopal priest and father of two will become the first married priest in the Nashville diocese.
He resigned from the Episcopal Church because he thought the denomination had moved away from traditional Christianity. He converted to Catholicism five years ago, and, after Monday, he'll be celebrating Mass, hearing confessions and handling all the responsibilities of a priest.
Read the rest at Deacon Greg's blog The Deacon's Bench
Hat tip to Mary Ann Mueller