We've sung at a many Catholic funeral masses recently, and the choice of hymns has set us thinking.
There are so many different hymns in the hymn books(the Laudate has over 900 listed). Most churches have a repertoire of favourite hymns that suit the priest, congregation and musicians but sometimes these are not the most popular or well known.
So, how do you go about choosing the hymns you would like sung at your funeral or the funeral of a relative?
However, if you are a regular churchgoer, then choosing is less of a problem.
Help is at hand!
Your priest officiating at the funeral will have many suggestions to help, but often it's nice to go prepared with some ideas of hymns and tunes.
Here's one of our top 25 "hummable" funeral hymns, but more modern ones:
Is your favourite listed? Please let us know yours!
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