Music for Catholic Funerals and Vigils

 

Music for Catholic Funerals and Vigils

Choosing music for a religious ceremony can be difficult enough without the addition of grief and urgency that comes with planning a funeral. Rarely do loved ones indicate music selections for the occasion, so families are often left scrambling blindly to find suitable music to provide comfort and support the liturgy.


To make the process easier, below are frequently requested selections that would be appropriate for any Catholic Funeral Mass or Vigil. Many of these pieces would also be appropriate for funeral rites of other Christian denominations. 


Gathering/Exit Hymns

Psalms

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