He is doing 2nd year Residency. Also, if you have girls, you must realize that they are second class citizens in the church and the church will reinforce this idea.
It interrupts meals, sleep, shopping trips, conversations, romantic time, and even fights.
I look at my single male doctor colleagues and some of them are sweet and honestly looking for a connection. If she doesn't care that you aren't a member now, if your relationship goes on long enough, she is going to care eventually.