Funeral Music Suggestions

These titles appear in most Catholic hymnals or missalettes. 

Please contact your local parish musician for assistance.

This is not a complete list. Other music used on Sunday may be included in this list.



Processional/Gathering Songs

Sing With All the Saints in Glory  (Tune: Beethoven’s Hymn To Joy)

                Alleluia, Sing to Jesus

                Christ Is Alive

Come Down, O Love Divine

God is Love

                I Received the Living God

                There’s a Wideness in God’s Mercy

                I Will Not Die

                Eye Has Not Seen

                Be Not Afraid

                How Can I Keep From Singing


                Sing a New Song

I Know That My Redeemer Lives


Sung Psalm         

Ps. 23  Shepherd Me, O God

                Ps. 27  The Goodness of the Lord

                Ps. 63  My Soul is Thirsting

Ps. 118 This is the Day the Lord Has Made


Presentation of the Gifts

This part of the Mass is very short since there is no collection as on Sunday.

                Come Unto Me

                Like a Child Rests

                Be with Me, O Lord

                Shelter Me, O God

                Like a Child Rests

                Deep River

                Amazing Grace



Behold the Lamb

I Am the Bread of Life

                On Eagle’s Wings

                Eye Has Not Seen

                My Soul in Stillness Waits

                Be Not Afraid

                Pan de Vida

                Seed, Scattered and Sown

Taste and See

Song of the Body of Christ

Let Us Break Bread Together

                My Soul is Longing

                We Will Rise Again

                You Satisfy the Hungry Heart


Final Commendation (Song of Farewell):

                May the Angels Lead You into Paradise

The Lord is Good to All Who Call on Him

                May Saints and Angels Lead You On



                I Am the Bread of Life

                Lord, Whkose Love in Humble Service

                Ye Watchers and Ye Holy Ones

                For All the Saints

                Baptized in Water               

                This Is the Feast of Victory

                The Strife is O’er

                Sing to the Mountains

                Jesus Christ is Risen