Posts Tagged ‘eulogies’

ChatGPT-Written Wedding Vows, Eulogies: Is AI the Right Tool for Emotional Messages?

Thursday, November 16th, 2023

Increasing usage of generative artificial intelligence, such as OpenAI’s ChatGPT, has raised questions about the validity of emotionally charged texts like wedding vows, apologies, and eulogies. Recently, 31-year-old Bloomberg data management professional Tori McCun used ChatGPT to write a eulogy for her father, who passed away, as reported by ABC News. Although McCun’s sisters received Read more

Timm’s funeral was very funny

Friday, August 29th, 2014

The late Tim Richardson was a funny man, big in the local theater-music-entertainment world, and his eulogy was delivered – I kid you not — in the form of stand-up comedy. Prowling the front of  a cavernous church with a wireless microphone, a local comedian and radio personality  had mourners laughing uproariously with his remembrances of Read more

Canadian archbishop bans eulogies at funeral Masses

Friday, February 28th, 2014

Eulogies have been banned during Catholic funeral Masses in Ottawa in Canada. A February 2 decree from Archbishop Terrence Prendergast states Catholics gather at funerals “not to praise the deceased, but to pray for them”. Contrary to popular belief, eulogies “are not part of the Catholic funeral rites, particularly in the context of a funeral Read more