Here is some suggested sacred music that is appropriate for the Funeral Mass. It is not, by any means a complete list. You’ll find hymnal numbers beside those hymns in our parish’s hymnal, Gather Comprehensive, Second Edition.

Gathering Hymns

A Mighty Fortress Is Our God (594)
Amazing Grace (586)
Be Not Afraid (596)
Come to Me, O Weary Traveler (630)
For All The Saints (791)
How Great Thou Art (496)
I Know That My Redeemer Lives (454)
Lord Of All Hopefulness (560)
May Choirs of Angels/In Paradisum (865)
O God, Our Help in Ages Past (588)
The Kind of Love My Shepherd Is (631)
We Walk By Faith (583)

Responsorial Psalms

Psalm 23: Shepherd Me, O God (23)
Psalm 25: To You, I Lift My Soul (28)
Psalm 27: The Lord is My Light (29)
Psalm 40: Here I Am (35)
Psalm 63: My Soul Is Thirsting (63)
Psalm 103: The Lord Is Kind and Merciful (59)
Psalm 122: Let Us Go Rejoicing (68)

Presentation of the Gifts

Ave Maria (Schubert)
Eye Has Not Seen (616)
Hosea (405)
Jesus, Lead the Way (632)
Nearer My God to Thee
Prayer of Peace (720)
Prayer of St. Francis (721)
Precious Lord, Take My Hand (847)
Shelter Me, O God (634)
The Summons (687)
There Is a Place (869)
You Are Mine (627)
We Walk By Faith (583)
With a Shepherd’s Care (628)

Communion Hymns

Blest Are They (636)
Draw Near (829)
Eye Has Not Seen (616)
I am the Bread of Life (822)
Lord, When You Came (678)
Now We Remain (696)
One Bread, One Body (813)
On Eagles Wings (593)
Panis Angelicus
Taste and See (827)
Take and Eat (812)
We Remember (579)
We Have Been Told (694)
You Satisfy The Hungry Heart (816)

Meditation

Amazing Grace (589)
Ave Maria (Schubert)
Hail Mary: Gentle Woman (779)
Lady of Knock
Panis Angelicus
Serdeczna Matko

Final Commendation

Jesus Remember Me (422)
May Holy Angels Lead You Into Paradise (861)
May Holy Angels Lead You Into Paradise (122)
Song of Farewell (120)
The Hand of God Shall Hold You (862)

Closing Hymns

Amazing Grace (586)
Be Not Afraid (596)
How Can I Keep From Singing? (598)
How Great Thou Art (496)
Let There Be Peace On Earth (723)
Mine Eyes Have Seen The Glory (759)
On Eagles Wings (593)
Precious Lord, Take My Hand (847)
You Are Mine (627)