Funeral Songs

FUNERAL SONGS
The mass parts are typically sung using the Mass of Creation, a hymn that is well known to the congregation.
The responsorial psalm will be Psalm 23 unless otherwise directed by the family.  This will be sung by the cantor.
The organist at Saints Mary and Joseph is Marion Haas.  She knows the following songs:
Songs that can be used anywhere (along with current numbers in our song book):

Amazing Grace (BB 432)
Be Not Afraid (BB 431)
Here I Am Lord (BB 378)
How Great Thou Art (BB 423)
I Know That My Redeemer Lives (BB 694)
Jesus Remember Me (BB 412)
Like A Shepherd (BB 617)
Let There Be Peace on Earth (BB 539)
Now We Remain (BB 514)
On Eagle’s Wings (BB438)
O Loving God (BB 688)
Parable (BB 693)
Prayer of St Francis (BB 532)
Precious Lord Take My Hand (BB698)
Shepherd Me O God (BB470)
The Lord is My Light (BB 686)
Old Rugged Cross (cantor or choir only)
You Are Near (BB 436)
You Are Mine (BB 460)
We Remember (BB 502)

Songs that can be used during communion:
Eat This Bread (BB 335)
Gift of Finest Wheat (BB 328)
Now We Remain (BB 514)
We Remember (BB 502)

Marian songs can be used at offertory or as a communion meditation:
Ave Maria (solo or instrumental)

Song played as the casket is incensed:

Song of Farewell (BB690)

Of course, if you have a different organist, he or she would know different songs.  All of the above are approved liturgical songs.  Please discuss any additional songs or requests with Fr. Mike.