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:
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.
The followiing were our final choices.
Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Quiet
Lord of all Hopefulness
Shepherd Me O God
The King of Love My Shepherd Is