THE husband of a vicar from Wath-upon-Dearne is following his wife into the clergy.
Bishop of Sheffield Dr Steven Croft ordained Michael Burn as a deacon in a service at Sheffield Cathedral on Sunday, December 16.
Mr Burn is to serve as a self supporting curate at Rotherham Minster.
After working as a deacon for a year, he will be eligible to be considered for ordination to the priesthood.
He is a serving magistrate in Sheffield and is married to the reverend Sue Hobley, vicar of All Saints Parish Church in Wath-upon-Dearne.