26 Catholic Wedding Processional Songs

Posted on March 28, 2014 by Tijon Employee
If you are planning a Catholic wedding, you need to first contact the parish music director to see if there is an approved list of wedding processional songs to choose from. Most churches explain the schedule of a Catholic wedding and where music fits into its celebration. Some churches may allow secular or other music to be used upon reviewing your request. Processional music is oftentimes played upon the entrance of the wedding party and the entrance of the two couples parents. 

1. Air ~ Bach
2. Allegro Moderato ~ Gordon Young
3. Angels Watching ~ The O’Neill Brothers
4. Ave Maria ~ Bach
5. Canon in D Major ~ Pachelbel
6. Canon in F ~ The O’Neill Brothers
7. For the Beauty of the Earth ~ Conrad Kocher
8. He Shall Feed His Flock ~ Handel
9. Hosanna ~ Paul Wachs
10. Hymne ~ Vangelis
11. Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring ~ Bach
12. Let There Be Peace on Earth ~ Jackson/Miller
13. Lord of All Hopefulness ~ Tradition
14. Morning Has Broken ~ Shaw
15. Nearer My God to Thee ~ Mason
16. Now Thank We All Our God ~ Bach
17. Prelude No. 1 in c ~ Bach
18. Presto ~ George Frederick Handel
19. Quaker Hymne ~ Lord of the Dance
20. Reminiscent Joy ~ The O’Neill Brothers
21. Sinfonia ~ David N. Johnson
22. The Ash Grove ~ Traditional
23. Trumpet Fanfare ~ Henry Purcell
24. Trumpet Voluntary ~ Stanley
25. Wachet Auf ~ Bach
26. Wake, a Voice is Calling ~ Bach

Traditional Catholic churches follow a guideline of music that is based on singing due to the liturgy it is intended to express by uniting all people together that have gathered around to be witness to this special day. Lyrics chosen from the songs are intended to express the Christian concept of life, rather than the secular form. Meant to express the human love between two people, lyrics of the songs should bring to question if they are words that you can pray to. Specific functions for these liturgical texts should include classifications that involve:


28 Best Catholic Wedding Hymns
1. All Creatures Of Our God And King
2. All Hailed Adored Trinity
3. All That I Am
4. Be Thou My Vision
5. Glorious Things Of Thee Are Spoken
6. God Father Praise and Glory
7. God is Love
8. Holy, Holy, Holy
9. One Bread, One Body
10. Only a Shadow
11. I Have Loved You
12. Let All The World In Every Corner Sing
13. Love Divine, All Love Excelling
14. Love is the Sunlight
15. Make Me An Instrument Of Your Peace
16. Morning Has Broken
17. Now Thank We All Our God
18. Worship The King All Glorious Above
19. Only A Shadow
20. Praise To The Lord The Almighty The King Of Creation
21. Praise My Soul The King Of Heaven
22. Sheep May Safely Graze
23. Sing a New Song
24. Wherever You Go
25. Taste and See
26. The Gift of Love
27. The Lord’s Prayer
28. When Summoned To A Wedding Feast

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