Watch out Prince Harry, it's time to meet Meghan's dad.
As the Meghan Markle and Prince Harry get ready to tie the knot in May, the bride-to-be is also becoming baptized and confirmed in the Church of England after being raised Protestant. But the ceremony will be especially exciting because of one special guest that will be in attendance: Meghan Markle's dad, Thomas Markle.
A source revealed to E! News that in addition to Thomas Markle, Meghan's mother, Doria Ragland, will be flying in this week to join her daughter for the ceremony as well. Thomas will travel to England for the event, which will be the first time he will meet his future son-in-law in person.
The source also confirmed that her baptism will be performed by Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby, who is also set to officiate their wedding.
Even though this is Thomas' first time meeting Prince Harry, Ragland has met the royal a handful of times. Back in August 2017, Doria traveled to London, a few months before the two got engaged, to spend time with the couple.
The bride-to-be is said to be keeping her family very involved in her big day, sticking to the tradition of having her dad escort her to the altar. "Meghan asked her father to walk her down the aisle,” a source told Entertainment Tonight. "She does want him included and she wants to uphold tradition."
Though Meghan's parents are divorced, the two came together back in November to release a joint statement about their daughter's engagement. "We are incredibly happy for Meghan and Harry. Our daughter has always been a kind and loving person. To see her union with Harry, who shares the same qualities, is a source of great joy for us as parents," Thomas and Doria said at the time. "We wish them a lifetime of happiness," they added, "and are very excited for their future together."