14 March 2010

Resquiescat in Pace Tim

I bid your prayers for the repose of the soul of Tim Benge who departed this life for eternal life this day. This is a major shock to me and to our classmates friends from grammar and high school.
    Remember thy servant, Tim, O Lord, according to the favor which thou bearest unto thy people; and grant that, increasing in knowledge and love of thee, Michael may go from strength to strength in the life of perfect service in thy heavenly kingdom; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

    Give courage and faith to those who are bereaved, that they may have strength to meet the days ahead in the comfort of a reasonable and holy hope, in the joyful expectation of eternal life with those they love. Amen.

    Eternal rest grant unto him, O Lord,
    And light perpetual shine upon him.

    My his soul and the souls of all the faithful departed
    Though the mercies of God, rest in peace.