Music for Weddings

Here you can find song recommendations for Catholic Weddings in both English and Spanish.  These are provided to allow the couple to beign thinking about appropriate liturgical music. 

Parts of the Mass

where music best enhances the celebration

The mass is especially enhanced by having music selected by the couple for the following points during the lirtugy:

1. Entrance Procession

2. Responsorial Psalm

3. Preparation of the the Gifts

4. Communion

5. Flowers to Mother Mary

6. Closing Recessional

The examples below are suggestions to help you chose songs for the appropriate parts of the mass as listed above.

Instrumentals

Any of the following songs are appropriate for the Entrance Procession, Preparation of the Gifts, and Closing Recessional.

Arioso (J.S. Bach)

Ode to Joy (Beethoven)

La Rejouissance (Haendel)

Trumpet Voluntary (Jeremiah Clarke)

Traditional Sacred and Modern Sacred Hymns

The following songs are appropriate for the Entrance Procession, Preparation of the Gifts, and Closing Recessional. 

Be Thou My Vision

All Creatures of our God and King

Misericordes Sicut Pater

In Christ Alone

Oculi Nostri

Contemporary Christian Songs

Assuming the presider allows contemporary music in the sacred mass, the following songs can be selected for the Entrance Procession, Preparation of the Gifts, and Closing Recessional.

Be Still and Know

Be Still and Know

by Rebecca De La Torre (Stephen Curtis Chapman cover)

Breathe

How Great Is Our God

How Great Is Our God

by Rebecca De La Torre (Chris Tomlin cover)

Prayer of St Francis

Prayer of St Francis

by Rebecca De La Torre (Sarah McLachlan cover)

Responsorial Psalms

The following songs are recommended options for the Responsorial Psalm.  The Psalm comes right after the first reading from the Old Testament. 

Psalm 103: The Lord Is Kind and Merciful

Psalm 23: The Lord Is My Shepherd

Psalm 27: The Lord Is My Light

Salmo 26: Es Señor Es Mi Luz

Communion Hymns

The following songs are recommended options for Holy Communion.  These hymns are all appropriate for other parts of the mass.

O Lord, to Whom Shall We Go?

Señor, ¿a Quién Iremos?

Pescador de Hombres (Lord, You Have Come)

How Beautiful

Bendita Eucaristia

Marian Hymns

The following songs are appropriate for honoring Mother Mary and asking for her intercession for the couple.

Hail Mary: Gentle Woman

Contigo, María (Athenas)