Choosing to have your wedding ceremony in a catholic church usually means that the marriage itself will take place within a full mass.
Very often people can be unsure as to where exactly the music fits in within the catholic mass layout, so below is a video example, all recorded live during one wedding mass. You can find lots of further song and hymn suggestions on the Songlists page.
Below there are examples of suitable music for each part of the church ceremony. These are to give you some ideas and suggestions as to what works well during the service.
|Part of Mass||Song suggestions|
|PROCESSIONAL – entrance||Choose 1|
|SYMBOL OF LIGHT – candles||Short instrumental based on your|
entrance song, or another song
|PSALM – 1st & |
Here I Am Lord
On Eagles Wings
Be Not Afraid
|MARRIAGE CANDLE LIGHTING – |
From This Moment
Bright Blue Rose
|OFFERTORY – bread & wine||Choose 1|
Ag Chriost An Siol
|OUR FATHER||Sung OR spoken|
|SIGN OF PEACE||Choose 1|
You’ve Got a Friend
Make Me A Channel
|COMMUNION – sacred music||Choose 3|
The Cloud’s Veil
|REGISTER SIGNING – photos||Choose 3|
Signed, Sealed, Delivered
Rule The World
Feels Like Home
or any other songs of choice
|RECESSIONAL – your exit||Choose 1|
Higher and Higher
Oh Happy Day
CHURCH OF IRELAND
Choosing to have your wedding ceremony in a Church of Ireland church usually means that the marriage itself will take place within a full service.
Very often people can be unsure as to where exactly the music fits in within the service layout, so here on the opposite page is an example, with the musical parts in red, as it can appear in a Wedding Service Booklet.
Jenny has also performed at Scottish Presbyterian and Methodist wedding ceremonies and welcomes learning any specific hymns you may choose.
|PROCESSIONAL – Music|
|Signing the Register – Music|
|RECESSIONAL – Music|