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St. Anthony Church

4 Union City Rd – Prospect, CT

Funeral Music Planning

imagesDear Bereaved,
Allow me to express my personal condolences at the loss of your loved one.

Know that the Catholic community of St. Anthony Church keeps you and your entire family in their thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.
The following suggested song list is merely a guide. There are many songs not listed that may be appropriate.

If I can assist you in choosing music to reflect your loved one’s life, please do not hesitate to contact me.
Sincere regards,
Edwin Kotchian, Music Director & Organist
(203) 758-4056, ext. 15, stanthonymusic@comcast.net

Music Selection
Select 4 or 5 songs for:
1. Gathering Hymn
2. Offertory Hymn
3. Communion Hymn
4. Communion Meditation (optional)
5. Recessional Hymn.

Amazing Grace
Ave Maria (Schubert version)
Be Not Afraid
Eye Has Not Seen
Eternal Father Strong to Save
How Great Thou Art
Here I Am, Lord
Hosea (Come Back to Me)
I Am the Bread of Life
Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee
Let There Be Peace on Earth
Lift High the Cross
Lord of All Hopefulness
O God Beyond All Praising
On Eagle’s Wings
Prayer of St. Francis
Shepherd Me, O God
You Are Mine
You’ll Never Walk Alone

For the funeral of a veteran or public official, the National Anthem may be selected in addition to the 4 or 5 hymns above.