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)
For All The Saints (791)
Gentle Shepherd
How Can I Keep From Singing? (598)
How Great Thou Art (496)
I Know That My Redeemer Lives (454)
I, The Lord, Of sea and Sky (671)
Lord Of All Hopefulness (560)
Lead Me, Guide Me (555)
Mine Eyes Have Seen The Glory (759)
May Choirs of Angels/In Paradisum (865)
Nearer, My God To Thee
O God, Our Help in Ages Past (588)
The Kind of Love My Shepherd Is (631)
The Path of Life

Responsorial Psalms

Psalm 23: Shepherd Me, O God (23)
Psalm 25: To You, I Lift My Soul (27)
Psalm 27: The Lord is My Light (27)
Psalm 27: The Goodness of the Lord
Psalm 40: Here I Am (35)
Psalm 42: As The Deer Longs
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)
Center Of My Life (580)
Eye Has Not Seen (616)
Fly Like A Bird
Hail Mary: Gentle Woman (779)
Hosea (405)
Jesus, Lead the Way (632)
Lead Me, Lord
Parable
Prayer of St. Francis (721)
Shelter Me, O God (634)
The Summons (687)
You Are Mine (627)
We Walk By Faith (583)

Communion Hymns

Blest Are They (636)
Center Of My Life (580)
Draw Near (829)
Eye Has Not Seen (616)
Hail Mary: Gentle Woman (779)
I am the Bread of Life (822)
Like a Shepherd (332)
Lord, When You Came (678)
Now We Remain (696)
One Bread, One Body (813)
On Eagles Wings (593)
Panis Angelicus
Rain Down (505)
Taste and See (827)
Take and Eat (812)
We Remember (579)
We Have Been Told (694)
You Satisfy The Hungry Heart (816)

Meditation

Ave Maria (Schubert)
Lady of Knock
Meditation (Thais)
Prelude in E minor (Chopin)
Prelude in C Major, BWV 846 (Bach)
Serdeczna Matko

Final Commendation

Luke 2: Canticle Of Simeon
I Shall See My God
Jesus Remember Me (422)
May Holy Angels Lead You
May Holy Angels Lead You Into Paradise (861)
Nearer, My God To Thee (Instrumental)
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)
Jerusalem, My Happy Home
Lead Me, Guide Me (555)
Let There Be Peace On Earth (723)
Mine Eyes Have Seen The Glory (759)
Nearer, My God To Thee
On Eagles Wings (593)
Precious Lord, Take My Hand (847)
Soon and Very Soon (758)
Take Me Home (760)
We Shall Rise Again (762)
You Are Mine (627)