Music for Funerals

FUNERAL MUSIC BREAKING BREAD 2015

Gathering Rite: Please select one song for the entrance processional.

Hosea BB-675 “Long Have I Waited for your coming home to me and living deeply our new life.”On Eagles Wings BB-438 “And he will raise you up on Eagles wings, bear you on the breath of dawn, make you to shine like the sun, and hold you in the palm of his hand."Be Not Afraid BB-431 “Be not afraid, I go before you always. Come, follow me, and I will give you rest.”

Morning Has Broken BB-646 “Morning has broken like the first morning, blackbird has spoken, like the first bird. Praise for the singing! Praise for the morning! Praise for them springing fresh from the Word!”

Here I Am Lord BB-378 “Here I am Lord, Is it I, Lord? I have heard you calling in the night. I will go, Lord, if you lead me. I will hold your people in my heart.”

Liturgy of the Word: Responsorial Psalm (Select One)

Shelter Me, O God BB-474 (Psalm 16 and 61) “Shelter me, O God; hide me in the shadow of your wings. You alone are my hope. (Verse 2) As a mother gathers her young beneath her care, you will never Psalm 23: The Lord is my Shepherd BB-839 (Traditional) “The Lord is my Shepherd, there is nothing I shall want.”

Shepherd Me, O God BB-470 (Contemporary) “Shepherd Me O God, beyond my wants, beyond my fears, from death into life.”

The Lord is My Shepherd BB-835 (Contemporary) “The Lord is my shepherd; there is nothing I shall want.” (Soothing melody with a contemporary feel.)

Create in Me (Hurd) BB-781(Psalm 51) “Create in me a clean heart.”

 

Liturgy of the Eucharist

Preparation of the Gifts & Communion: (please select TWO, one for Gifts, and one for Communion) You are Mine BB-460 “Do not be afraid I am with you, I have called you each by name. Come and follow me, I will bring you home. I love you and you are mine.”

Here I Am Lord BB-378“Here I am Lord, Is it I, Lord? I have heard you calling in the night. I will go, Lord, if you lead me. I will hold your people in my heart.”

I am the Bread of Life BB-343 Refrain: “And I will raise you up, and I will raise you up, and I will raise you up on the last day.”

On Eagles Wings BB-438“And he will raise you up on Eagles wings, bear you on the breath of dawn, make you to shine like the sun, and hold you in the palm of his hand.”

Prayer of St. Francis BB-532 “Make me a channel of your peace.”

We Remember BB-502 “We remember how you loved us to your death, and we still celebrate, for you are with us here; and we believe that we will see you when you come, in your glory, Lord. We remember, we celebrate, we believe.”

One Bread, One Body BB-348 “One Bread, One Body. One Lord of All. One cup of blessing which we bless. And we, though many, throughout the earth. We are one body in this one Lord.”

Eye Has Not Seen BB-463 “Eye has not seen, ear has not heard what God has ready for those who love him.”

Now We Remain BB-514 “We hold the death of the Lord deep in our hearts. Living, now we remain with Jesus, the Christ.”

 

Closing Song please choose one song for the exit hymn

How Great Thou Art BB-423 “Then sings my soul, my Savior God to thee; How great thou art, how great thou art! Then sings my soul, my Savior God to thee; How great thou art, how great thou art!”

I am the Bread of Life BB-343 Refrain: “And I will raise you up, and I will raise you up, and I will raise you up on the last day.”

On Eagles Wings BB-438 “And he will raise you up on Eagles wings, bear you on the breath of dawn, make you to shine like the sun, and hold you in the palm of his hand.”

I Know That My Redeemer Lives BB-694 “I know that my Redeemer lives, that I shall rise again.”

Let There Be Peace on Earth BB-539 “Let there be peace on earth and let it begin with me. Let there be peace on earth, the peace that was meant to be.”

Holy God, We Praise Thy Name BB-197 “Holy God we praise thy name; Lord of all we bow before thee! All on earth thy scepter claim, all in heaven above adore thee; infinite thy vast domain, Everlasting is thy reign.”