Posted by SCMO on 28th February 2005 in Christianity | Ordination
of Rev. James Bell Wednesday 2nd March 2005 THE FIRST EVER Ordination
of a married Catholic priest in Scotland is due to take place in the Diocese of Aberdeen on Wednesday 2nd March 2005 at 6.30pm in St. Mary's Church in Inverness.The Reverend James Bell, a former priest of the Scottish Episcopal Church, will be ordained by Bishop Peter A. Moran, Bishop of Aberdeen. Former Anglican priests, including married priests, have already been ordained as Catholic priests in England, and some have been given posts in Scotland, but this will be the first such Ordination
ceremony to take place North of the Border. James Bell, who is in his sixties, has exten...