Catholic Funeral Hymns

When my mother-in-law passed away, the responsibility fall to me to select the hymns for the Catholic funeral service. This was a somewhat daunting task, selecting Catholic funeral hymns, as I am not Catholic. 

Choices had to be made for:

  • Opening Hymn
  • Psalm
  • Song for Offertory
  • Communion Song
  • Recessional

HELP! I contacted my mother-in-law's fellow Church going friends and asked them for their help in selecting the hymns. I also asked them what some of my mother-in-law's favorite hymns might have been. These are some of the Catholic funeral hymns that her friends provided to me to choose from; 

For the entrance or Opening Hymn, we selected; Jesus Christ Is Risen Today. 

For the Psalm; The Lord Is My Shepherd.

The Offertory: I Heard The Voice Of Jesus

Communion: We Have Been Told

Recessional: Celtic Song of Farewell.

These were our final choices. To listen to them and a selection of other Catholic funeral hymns to consider, click below.

Sit back and enjoy this selection of spiritual music. 

My Pick:

Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Quiet

Ave Maria

Lord of all Hopefulness

Shepherd Me O God

Salve Regina

The King of Love My Shepherd Is

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