Funerals and Memorials - Music for Funerals and Memorial Masses

Music for Funerals and Memorial Masses

The most commonly requested hymns:

  • Amazing Grace
  • I am the Bread of Life
  • On Eagle’s Wings
  • Into Your Hands, Lord
  • Loving and Forgiving
  • Here I Am, Lord
  • How Can I Keep From Singing
  • Morning Has Broken
  • Shepherd of My Heart
  • Fly Like a Bird
  • Prayer of St. Francis
  • Age to Age
  • How Great Thou Art
  • You Are Mine
  • Be Not Afraid
  • Parable
  • In Every Age
  • Song of Simeon

Other hymns and songs may be requested.


  • Shepherd Me, O God
  • Because the Lord is My Shepherd
  • As the Deer Longs
  • The Lord is My Light


  • Ave Maria (Schubert)
  • Ave Maria (Gounod)
  • Panis Angelicus
  • Pie Jesu
  • I Can Only Imagine

Eucharistic Acclamations:

  • Mass of Creation
  • Heritage Mass
  • Mass of Hope
  • Mass of Glory

Bag Pipes: Bag pipes are sometimes culturally important. As they are instruments designed to be played outdoors we welcome their use on the steps of the church before or after a service or to lead a procession out of church. We do not allow them to be played during a service.