Suggested Roman Catholic Funeral Music

Suggested Roman Catholic Funeral Music

(Please note other Liturgical Music maybe be substituted with permission)

If you wish, you can have the Music Director/ Organist at your Parish make the selections of appropriate Music for the Funeral Mass. Or you can select your choice from the list below and indicate it on the Funeral Liturgical Planning Sheet provided to you by your Funeral Director.

Funeral Music Recommendations
While these are some of the hymns that we recommend for funerals,
we also welcome your suggestions for sacred music at these places in the Mass.


Entrance Hymn: _____________________________________________________
Recessional Hymn: ___________________________________________________


Alleluia, Sing to Jesus (Outside of Lent)
Be Still My Soul
Be Thou My Vision
Hail, Holy Queen
Holy God, We Praise Thy Name
I Heard the Voice of Jesus Say
I Know that My Redeemer Lives
I Want to Walk as a Child of the Light
Immaculate Mary
Lift High the Cross
O God beyond All Praising
O God, Our Help in Ages Past
Sing with All the Saints in Glory
The Strife is O’er (Outside of Lent)


Offertory Hymn: ____________________________________________________


Abide with Me
All Is Well with My Soul
Ave Maria – Schubert (cantor solo)
Blest Are They
Day is Done
Hail Mary: Gentle Woman
I Know that My Redeemer Lives (Soper)
May the Road Rise Up to Meet You
Lord of All Hopefulness
O Breathe on Me, O Breath of God
The King of Love My Shepherd Is
The Lord is My Light
These Alone Are Enough
We Walk by Faith


Communion Hymn: __________________________________________________


Ave Verum Corpus – Mozart (cantor solo)
Eat This Bread
Gift of Finest Wheat
I Am the Bread of Life
Lord, Who at Thy First Eucharist
Now We Remain
Panis Angelicus – Franck (cantor solo)
Panis Angelicus (Lambilotte)
Shepherd Me, O God
Shepherd of Souls
Soul of My Savior
Taste and See (Moore)
Vine and Branches


Song of Farewell: __________________________________________________


May the Choirs of Angels
O Loving God
Song of Farewell (Old Hundredth)

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