|Bishop Bridget Mary Meehan lays hands on Nancy Meyer|
In a joyful celebration Nancy Meyer became Indiana's first female bishop on June 22, 2014.
BROWNSBURG – Brownsburg's Nancy Louise Meyer said she was first called to the Roman Catholic priesthood as a young girl growing up in Dayton, Ohio.
But because the church does not recognize the ordination of women, she believed her call would forever go unanswered.
"As we did in those days, we always went to Mass daily," she said. "It was sixth grade when ... I had the total sense of God calling me to the priestly ministry, which wasn't even an option for a Catholic girl in the 1950s..."