Funeral Music and Scriptures

Music Suggestions


Amazing Grace

Ave Maria

Be Not Afraid

Here I Am, Lord


Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee

Loving and Forgiving

Prayer of St. Francis

Seek ye First the Kingdom of God

Sing With All the Saints in Glory

Softly & Tenderly Jesus Is Calling

Song of Farewell

You Are Mine

Scripture Reading Examples:


A reading from the Old Testament


Wisdom 3:1-6,9 "The souls of the just are in the hands of God..."

Isaiah 25:6a, 7-9 "The Lord God will destroy death for ever..."


A Responsorial Psalm


Psalm 23: "The Lord Is My Shepherd, I Shall Not Want..."

Psalm 27: "The Lord Is My Light and My Salvation..."


A reading from the New Testament


Romans 6:3-4, 8-9 "Let us walk with newness of life..."

Revelation 21:1-5a, 6b-7 "There will be no more death..."