Father of all, we pray to you for those we love, but see no longer: Grant them your peace; let light perpetual shine upon them; and, in your loving wisdom and almighty power, work in them the good purpose of your perfect will; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
– Book of Common Prayer, p. 504
Almighty God, Father of mercies and giver of comfort: Deal graciously, we pray, with all who mourn; that, casting all their care on you, they may know the consolation of your love; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
– Book of Common Prayer, p. 505
To the well-ordered mind, death is but the next great adventure.
–Albus Dumbledore, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone