Cummings shared a piece of his last conversations with Carey: “He said I love you, he said he loved his friends, and he said friendships should be celebrated. Love. Friendship. Celebration.” Speaking to Carey’s wife, children, grandchildren, and siblings, Cummings assured them “Bill’s love and friendship will be celebrated forever.”
You can watch Cummings’ reflection here. You can read more about Carey in this stunner of a piece from syracuse.com’s Sean Kirst. You can watch the Mass in its entirety here.
• The 2015 Leadership Conference of Women Religious assembly opened in Houston, Texas yesterday. According to Global Sisters Report, discussion of the experience and outcomes of the Vatican’s doctrinal assessment of the group will be part of the meeting’s agenda. Global Sisters Report, a project of the National Catholic Reporter Publishing Company, has on-site coverage here.
• From Crux: Pope to name Chicago’s Cupich as a synod delegate
• From the New York Times: Nuns of a New Generation Forge Their Own Path
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