- Wednesday, January 4, 2012
Catholic News Service reports:
Father [Jeffrey] Steenson will be installed as the ordinary Feb. 19 in Houston. Because he is married, the 59-year-old Father Steenson will not be ordained a bishop and will not be able to ordain priests. He will, however, otherwise function as a bishop and will be a voting member of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, making him the only married member of that body.
… Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo of Galveston-Houston called Father Steenson “a wise and prudent administrator who will bring a vibrant intellect and humility to his role as head of the ordinariate.”