Music in a Christian Wedding Service:

A Catholic Wedding Ceremony derives much of its beauty from the music performed for each part of the service. It is valued because it helps the congregation pray together. As St. Augustine said, “He who sings, prays twice.” We have a comprehensive list of hymns & songs that you could need to make your wedding memorable. All we ask, as a matter of courtesy, is that after we have chosen music together, you discuss your choices with your celebrant.

The amount of music sung at your wedding depends on the style of ceremony you are having. Should you choose to have a Short Service without the Sacrament of the Eucharist, you would generally only need songs. You do not need any hymns other than perhaps a Responsorial Psalm (this is optional between the first & second readings, it generally breaks up the monotony of the readings). If you are having a full service with the Sacrament of the Eucharist, you must choose hymns that will suit the right time of the mass.

Below is a list of songs to choose from, you must choose 4 songs from this list for your wedding:

1 for Entrance,

2 for Signing of the Register and

1 for Exit.

Please Note: You can mix & match all of these songs. It’s your choice. We can help you when you come to choose music, if there’s a song you don’t know, we will be happy to sing it for you at the meeting.

If there is a song that you have heard & like, please don’t hesitate to bring a copy with you, be it on CD or the sheet music & we’ll try to learn it for your wedding.

When you’ve completed choosing your music, remember to fill in the booking form with all the details for your wedding.

Great songs for Entrance:

A Thousand Years (Christina Perri)
Ave Maria
Bridal March
Canon In D (Pachelbel’s Canon)
Chapel of Love
Cherish (Kool & The Gang)
Erin Shore (The Corrs)
From This Moment (Shania Twain)
Hawaiian Wedding (Elvis)
Irish Wedding Song
The Wedding
Wedding Song

Great songs for Exit:

Can’t Help Falling In Love With You (Elvis)
I Feel Fine (The Beatles)
I Finally Found Someone (Barbara Streisand)
I Wanna Hold Your Hand (The Beatles)
Love Is All Around (Wet Wet Wet)
Nothing Gonna Change My Love For You
Somebody Like You (Keith Urban)
St Elmo’s Fire
This I Promise You (Nsync)
We’ve Only Just Begun

 


Other Great songs for Signing of the Register or other times not during the mass:

A World Of Our Own
After All
And I Love Her
Annie’s Song
Because
Because You Loved Me
Change The World
Chapel Of Love
Close To You
Devoted To You
Evergreen
Follow Me
For All We Know
For You
Friends & Lovers
From A distance
Gift Of Love
Given Time
Have I Told You Lately
I Believe
I Do
I Do It For You
I Love You Because
I Will
I Will Follow Him
If
If I had Words
I’ll Be Your Eyes
I’ll Follow The Sun
I’ll Never Find Another You
Let It Be Me
Love Changes Everything
Love Is All Around
Love Me Tender
Love Story
More Than Words
My Sweet Lady
One Day In Your Life
Our Promise
Perhaps Love
Power Of Love
She Wears My Ring
Sometimes When We Touch
Song Bird
Speak Softly Love
Suddenly
The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face
The Mystery Of Life
The Rose
The Wonder Of You
Through The Eyes Of Love
To Know, Know, Know Him
To Love
Tomorrow
True Love
Twelfth Of Never
Unchained Melody
What The World Needs Now Is Love
When I Fall In Love
You Light Up My Life
You Needed Me
You’re My World
You’ve Got A Friend

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