Wyo Sal: Eternal Rest Grant Unto Him
Posted March 16, 2017 by Wyo Sal -
We all expected him to die while driving. Eyes bleary, he drove with a passenger seat full of empty beer cans. But that was television, and he didn’t die — didn’t even crash.
Just days before, though, a 22-year-old son, brother, grandson, boyfriend — and great friend of so many — died while grabbing a ride home.
This will sound all wrong, but the time that I appreciate being Catholic the most is not on Christmas or Easter, but when I attend a Catholic funeral. The ritual is comforting, the belief firm that the soul never dies.
And let perpetual light shine upon him.May he rest in peace.
May his soul and the souls of all the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace.
Wyo Sal is a Catholic mom and grandma and works full-time at a job that still usually overwhelms her. She loves football and food and books. She hopes to win the lottery some day.