Jane Via, 65, a retired San Diego county prosecutor, celebrates mass with Dr. Jon Connor at Mary Magdalene Apostle Catholic Community in San Diego on Jan. 20. Via was ordained within the Catholic Womenpriests movement, which flaunts church law forbidding women's ordination. Photo courtesy Megan O'Neil

Jane Via, 65, a retired San Diego county prosecutor, celebrates mass with Dr. Jon Connor at Mary Magdalene Apostle Catholic Community in San Diego on Jan. 20. Via was ordained within the Catholic Womenpriests movement, which flaunts church law forbidding women’s ordination. Photo courtesy Megan O’Neil