(CBS) — Francis Cardinal George and a suburban music director met Tuesday and they talked about the director’s decision to marry another man.

“I was just again grateful for the opportunity to meet with him, for him to know me, for him to hear my story,” Collette said. “I think the overall tone was again pastoral.”

Collette was a popular and respected music director at Holy Family Church in northwest suburban Inverness. But, when his wedding plans were announced on social media, he was fired because they go against church teachings.

Collette says he wants his job back and while he says it was a wonderful meeting, with the cardinal, it’s not likely he’ll return to Holy Family.