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Requiem Mass for Bishop Salmon
Retired Archbishop of Canterbury, Lord George Carey, to Visit Nashotah House
Nashotah House is honored to host the former Archbishop of Canterbury, Lord Carey of Clifton, . Lord Carey will be participating in the Community Retreat, featured speaker for Convocation, in addition to preaching at Bishop Salmon's requiem mass.
George Carey was born in 1935 in the East End of London, and by age twenty he had decided he wanted to be ordained as a minister into the Church of England. After graduating from London College of Divinity and King’s College London he served as a curate in Islington, London. During this time he went on to research the early origins of Christian ministry. He then taught at two Colleges before becoming a parish priest at St.Nicholas’ Durham in England. In 1982 he became Principal of Trinity Theological College in Bristol and, in 1987, Bishop of Bath and Wells. In 1991 he was invited to take up the post of 103rd Archbishop of Canterbury to serve 80 million Anglicans around the world until his retirement in 2002.
Following his retirement George Carey was made a life peer as ‘Lord Carey of Clifton’. Lord Carey is Presentation Fellow of King’s College London, Fellow of Christ’s University College, Canterbury and Fellow of the Library of Congress. He is the recipient of some 12 Honorary Doctorates and author of 14 books. He is a Vice President of Tearfund, a Relief Agency and Patrons of The Foundation of Relief and Reconcilation in the Middle East, which supports the work of Canon Andrew White. Lord Carey is also Chair and co-Founder of the World Faiths Development Dialogue, a not-for-profit organization working at the intersection of religion and global development.