Marie David outside the Harbor Breeze Inn in Harwichport, in deacon’s vestments. She will be ordained a Catholic priest today in Canada. Church officials say the ceremony is invalid.

Local woman to be ordained priest in unsanctioned Catholic service

By Michael Paulson
Globe Staff / July 25, 2005

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HARWICH -- Even as a child, Marie David wanted to be a priest. She knew, of course, that Catholic women could not become priests, but she also thought life in a convent was not for her, so she simply set aside the notion that one day she might wear a collar and consecrate the Eucharist. (Full article: 1229 words)

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