P. Eternal rest grant unto them (him her), O Lord.
R. And let perpetual light shine upon them (him, her).
P. May their soul, and the souls of all the faithful departed, rest in peace.
In keeping with modern church practice, this prayer is usually spoken in the vernacular.
The prayer in Latin is as follows:
'"Requiem aeternam dona ei (eis), Domine, et lux perpetua luceat ei (eis). Requiescat (-ant) in pace. Amen." - "Eternal rest grant unto him/her (them), O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon him/her (them). May he/she (they) rest in peace. Amen." A