Home Best of Best of Features Homepage The Princess, the Priest and the War for the Perfect Wedding Best of - 2009 Sex & Relationships : HP Why Can’t We Get Married On The Beach? The Princess, The Priest and the War for the Perfect Wedding Episode 3 By The Editors April 19, 2009 Episode #3 Why Can’t We Get Married On The Beach?” (Please note: due to some technical issues encountered while recording, portions of Fr. Eric’s video and audio are slightly distorted.) Dr. Christine B. Whelan, is an Iowa-based social historian, professor, journalist and author. She is the author of Marry Smart: The Intelligent Woman’s Guide to True Love, and Why Smart Men Marry Smart Women. Fr. Eric Andrews CSP is the pastor of Blessed John XXIII parish, which serves as the Catholic campus ministry for the University of Tennessee in Knoxville. Prior to entering the priesthood, he worked for Jim Henson and the Muppets on a variety of television productions.