Songs for Funerals

SUGGESTED SONGS FOR A FUNERAL MASS

Please choose ONE song from each of the 5 groups.

1) OPENING SONG/PROCESSIONAL

  • Amazing Grace
  • Be Not Afraid
  • Here I Am, Lord
  • Holy, Holy, Holy
  • Hosea           
  • I Am the Bread of Life
  • I Know That My Redeemer Lives
  • Join in the Dance
  • On Eagle’s Wings

2) RESPONSORIAL PSALM

  • Loving and Forgiving -- Based on Psalm 103, which says: “Bless the Lord, my soul; all my being, bless his holy name. Do not forget all his gifts, who pardons all your sins, and heals all your ills...”
  • Shepherd Me, O God -- Based on Psalm 23, which says: “The Lord is my shepherd, there is nothing I lack. In green pastures he makes me lie down; to still waters he leads me; he restores my soul…”
  • The Lord Is My Light -- Based on Psalm 27, which says: “The Lord is my light and my salvation; whom should I fear? The Lord is my life’s refuge; of whom should I be afraid?”
  • To You, O Lord -- Based on Psalm 25, which says: “To you, O Lord, I lift up my soul, my God, in you I trust…”

3) OFFERTORY SONG

  • All Is Well with My Soul
  • Amazing Grace 
  • Be Not Afraid 
  • Beyond the Moon and Stars
  • Hosea           
  • Loving and Forgiving
  • Prayer of St. Francis
  • Precious Lord, Take My Hand
  • You Are Near

4) COMMUNION SONG

  • Behold the Lamb
  • Bread for the World
  • Gift of Finest Wheat
  • Here I Am, Lord
  • I Am the Bread of Life
  • In This Place
  • One Bread, One Body
  • One Love Released
  • Seed, Scattered and Sown
  • The Supper of the Lord

5) CLOSING SONG/RECESSIONAL

  • For All the Saints
  • Holy God, We Praise Thy Name
  • How Can I Keep from Singing?
  • How Great Thou Art
  • I Am the Bread of Life
  • I Know That My Redeemer Lives
  • On Eagle’s Wings

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