In Memoriam: August Perry Azure

In Memoriam: August Perry Azure
Seventh Sunday after Epiphany, February 20, 2022

Ecclesiastes 3: 1-13; Psalm 23; 1 Corinthians 15: 50-55; Saint John 14:1-6

In nomine Jesu!

From Ecclesiastes we’ve learned that there is a time for virtually everything; everything except the death of a child, particularly before his parents, grandparents, and great grandparents. We are mourning that untimely dying today. So, as we commend August Perry Azure into the hands of God, we need to acknowledge his parents’ and grandparents’ and great-grandmother’s grief, as well as the rest of his family’s, at Augie’s passing. Twenty-nine is just too young. We grieve for Augie with you. We also grieve for you. No one should have to deal with a situation like this. You should not have to deal with this. Some of us have been weeping with you since we learned of Augie’s death. All of us weep with you today.

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