Liturgical Music for Funerals

Entrance Hymns 

  • All Creatures of Our God and King
  • Alleluia! The Strife Is o’er (Easter Season)
  • Be Not Afraid
  • Come, O Long Expected Jesus (Advent Season)
  • Faith of Our Fathers
  • I Heard the Voice of Jesus Say
  • Lift High the Cross
  • Morning Has Broken
  • O Come, Divine Messiah (Advent Season)
  • To Jesus Christ Our Sovereign King
  • Alleluia! Sing to Jesus
  • Amazing Grace
  • Christ Be Beside Me (Breastplate of St. Patrick)
  • Eternal Lord of Love (Lenten Season)
  • Here I Am, Lord
  • Jesus Christ is Risen today (Easter Season)
  • Lord of the Living
  • O Come, O Come, Emmanuel (Advent Season)
  • O God Our Help is Ages Past
  • Unto Us A Child is Born (Christmas Season)

Responsorial Psalms

  • Ps, 23 My shepherd is the Lord, nothing indeed shall I want
  • Ps. 23 Shepherd me, O God, beyond my wants, beyond my needs, from death into life.
  • Ps. 25 To you, O Lord, I lift up, I lift up my soul, My God
  • Ps. 27 The Lord is my light and my salvation, of whom should I be afraid, of whom should I be afraid
  • Ps. 33 Lord, let your mercy be on us, as we place our trust in you.
  • Ps. 34 The Lord hears the cry of the poor. Blessed be the Lord.
  • Ps. 51 Be merciful, O Lord, for we have sinned; be merciful, O Lord, for we have sinned.
  • Ps. 63 My soul is thirsting for you, O Lord, thirsting for you my God.
  • Ps. 91 Be with me Lord when I am in trouble, be with me Lord, I pray.
  • Ps. 91 And he will raise you up on eagle’s wings, bear you on the breath of dawn, make you to shine like the sun, and hold you in the palm of his hand.
  • Ps. 103 The Lord is kind and merciful, the Lord is kind and merciful.
  • Ps. 131 Like a child rests in its mother’s arms, so will I rest in you.
  • Ps. 131 My soul is longing for your peace, near to you my God.

Preparation Hymns

  • Abide with me
  • Creator of the Stars of Night (Advent Season)
  • Daylight Fades
  • Gentle Woman
  • It Came Upon Midnight Clear (Christmas Season)
  • Lady of Knock
  • Lo, How a Rose E’er Blooming (Christmas Season)
  • On Jordan’s Bank (Advent Season)
  • Remember your Love (Lenten Season)
  • The King of Love My Shepherd Is
  • Ave Maria (Schubert)
  • Day is Done
  • Eternal Lord of Love (Lenten Season)
  • I Call you to my Father’s House
  • Jerusalem, My Happy Home
  • Lord of All Hopefulness
  • Now the Green Blade Rises (Easter Season)
  • Precious Lord, Take my Hand
  • Softly and Tenderly 
  • There is a Balm in Gilead

Communion Hymns

  • Be Not Afraid
  • Gift of Finest Wheat
  • I Am the Bread of Life
  • •Jesu Joy of Our Desiring
  • Let There be Peace on Earth
  • Oh Lord, I am Not Worthy
  • Panis Angelicus
  • Unless a Grain of Wheat
  • We Remember How You Loved Us
  • You Are Mine
  • Eat This Bread
  • Here I am, Lord
  • I Received the Living God
  • Let the Hungry Come to Me
  • Nativity Carol (Christmas Season)
  • One Bread, One Body
  • Prayer of St. Francis
  • What Child is This (Christmas Season)
  • Yaweh, I Know You Are Near

Song of Farewell

  • Come to His/Her Aide
  • O Lord, You Died That All Might Live (Navy Hymn)
  • Song of Farewell (May the Choir of Angels Come to Greet You)
  • Keep in Mind
  • Saints of God, Come to His/Her Aid
  • Jesus, Remember Me

Recessional Hymn

  • All I Ask of You
  • America the Beautiful
  • For All the Saints
  • How Great Thou Art
  • Sing with All the Saints in Glory (Ode to Joy)
  • Mine Eyes Have Seen the Glory
  • On Eagle’s Wings
  • The King Shall Come When Morning Dawns (Advent Season)
  • Amazing Grace
  • Celtic Song of Farewell
  • Holy God We Praise Thy Name
  • I Know that my Redeemer Lives
  • Irish Blessing
  • Now Thank We All Our God
  • In Paradisum
  • Ye Watchers and Ye Holy Ones

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