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The funeral of Berty Casse 80 yrs old , a faithful Parishioner of St Thomas Church Beau Bassin was held on 14 Aug 2012 at a service officiated by Rev Liva Antdriantsimba and presided by The Most Revd Archbishop Ian Ernest with many clergy members present. Berty Casse is the uncle of Archbishop Ian as he is the younger brother of his late mother.
 
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August 14, 2012

[Diocese of Mauritius - Indian Ocean] Psa 90:1 O Lord, you have always been our home.
Psa 90:2 Before you created the hills or brought the world into being, you were eternally God, and will be God forever.
Psa 90:3 You tell us to return to what we were; you change us back to dust.
Psa 90:4 A thousand years to you are like one day; they are like yesterday, already gone, like a short hour in the night.
Psa 90:5 You carry us away like a flood; we last no longer than a dream. We are like weeds that sprout in the morning,
Psa 90:6 that grow and burst into bloom, then dry up and die in the evening.
Psa 90:7 We are destroyed by your anger; we are terrified by your fury.
Psa 90:8 You place our sins before you, our secret sins where you can see them.
Psa 90:9 Our life is cut short by your anger; it fades away like a whisper.
Psa 90:10 Seventy years is all we have--- eighty years, if we are strong; yet all they bring us is trouble and sorrow; life is soon over, and we are gone.
Psa 90:11 Who has felt the full power of your anger? Who knows what fear your fury can bring?
Psa 90:12 Teach us how short our life is, so that we may become wise.