Typical Music Layout –
Church Ceremony

  • Pre-ceremony music, if required
  • Entrance
  • Lighting of individual candles
  • Responsorial Psalm
  • Gospel Acclamation
  • Unity candle
  • Offertory
  • Sign of Peace
  • Communion
  • Communion Reflection
  • Signing of register
  • Recessional

Please note you should always show your songs to your Priest for approval, prior to getting your booklets printed.

Entrance Ideas

A thousand years – Christina Perri

All of me – John Legend

Always You – Caroline Kay

Annie’s song – John Denver

At last – Etta James

Feels like home – Chantel Kreviazuk

First time ever I saw your face – Leona Lewis

From this moment – Shania Twain

Galileo – Declan O’Rourke

How long will I love you – Ellie Goulding

I can’t help falling in love with you – Elvis

I choose you – Sara Bareilles

I get to love you – Ruelle

Make you feel my love – Adele

May it be – Enya

Now we are free (Anol Shalom) – Gladiator Theme

Overjoyed – Stevie Wonder

She moved through the fair – Traditional

Tale as old as time – Ariana Grande & John Legend (Beauty & The Beast)

The book of love – Peter Gabriel

This I promise you – Ronan Keating

Today – Joshua Radin

Use Somebody – Laura Jansen

Yours – Ella Henderson

Lighting of individual candles

(usually an instrumental, this section only lasts 20/30 seconds) An instrumental of any suitable song at all that you like! Some popular ones include:

Can you feel the love tonight

Carrickfergus

Deer Hunter Theme

River flows in you – Yiruma

What a wonderful world

You raise me up

 

Or a chorus/intro of a song… for e.g.:

 

All I want is you

From this moment

I get to love you

She moved through the fair

Psalm

Be not afraid – hymn

Eagles wings – Hymn

Here I am Lord – Hymn

I watch the sunrise – Hymn

Mo ghrá Thu, a Thiarna – Aoife Ni Fhearraigh

Lighting of Unity Candle

(usually an instrumental, this section only lasts 20/30 seconds) An instrumental of any suitable song at all that you like! Some popular ones include:

Can you feel the love tonight

Carrickfergus

Deer Hunter Theme

River flows in you – Yiruma

What a wonderful world

You raise me up

 

Or a chorus/intro of a song… for e.g.:

 

All I want is you

From this moment

I get to love you

She moved through the fair

A moment like this – Leona Lewis (chorus sung)

Offertory

Ag Criost an siol – Hymn

As I kneel before you – Hymn

A Mhuire Mhathair – Hymn

Ave Maria – Schubert

In bread we bring you Lord – Hymn

One bread one Body – Hymn

Panis Angelicus– Hymn

Sign of Peace

Inis Oir (instrumental)

Make me a channel of your peace

Nella Fantasia/Gabriel’s Oboe (instrumental)

Peace Perfect Peace

Shalom

Tabhair dom do lámh (instrumental)

 

Or any suitable instrumental of your choice

Communion

Amazing Grace – Hymn

Ag Criost an siol – hymn

As I kneel before you – hymn

Ave Maria – Schubert

Be still my soul – hymn

Clouds veil – Hymn

God’s plan – Derek Ryan

Here I am Lord – Hymn

How great Thou art – Carrie Underwood

Lark in the clear air – Cara Dillon

May God bless this couple – Irish Wedding Song

Nella Fantasia – Sara Brightman

One bread one Body – hymn

Panis Angelicus – hymn

The Prayer – Celine Dion

Wherever you go – hymn

You are mine – hymn

Communion Reflection

Religious

please choose any of the above Communion Hymns

Contemporary

At last – Etta James

Come away with me – Norah Jones

God bless the broken road – Rascall Flatts

Higher love – James Vincent McMorrow

How long will I love you – Ellie Goulding

Make you feel my love – Adele

The first time ever I saw your face – Leona Lewis

This I promise you – Ronan Keating

Time after time – Eva Cassidy

Wings – Birdy

When the right one comes along – Clare Bowen

Wherever you will go – Charlene Soraia

Yours – Ella Henderson

Your song – Ellie Goulding

Signing of Register

All of me – John Legend

All these little things – Ed Sheeran

Beauty & The Beast – Tale as old as time

Caledonia – Dolores Keane

Come away with me – Norah Jones

Heaven – Bryan Adams

I do – Westlife

Love me tender – Norah Jones

Never Change – Picture This

Somewhere only we know – Lily Allen

Something Beautiful – Tim Halperin

True Colours – Cyndi Lauper

Use Somebody – Laura Jansen

We found love – Rhianna (slowed down acoustic version)

Wings – Birdy

Wherever you will go – Charlene Soraia

Yours – Ella Henderson

Recessional

Addicted to you – Picture This

All you need is love – The Beatles

At last – Etta James

Can’t take my eyes off you – FrankiValli

For once in my life – Stevie Wonder

Forever starts today – Tim Halperin

Grow old with me – Tom Odell

Happy Together – The Turtles

Higher love – James Vincent McMorrow

Ho Hey – The Lumineers

Greatest Day – Take That

I’m on top of the world – Imagine Dragons

I’m Yours – Jason Mraz

It must be love – Madness

Love – Joss Stone

Marry You – Bruno Mars

Next to me – Emile Sande

Paradise – George Ezra

Put a little love in your heart – Annie Lenox & Al Green

Real Love – Lilly Ahlberg

Signed Sealed Delivered – Stevie Wonder

Sunshine of my life – Stevie Wonder

Take my hand – Picture This

The One – Kodaline

Top of the world – The Carpenters

We’ve only just begun – The Carpenters

When we kissed the world fell in love – Wallis Bird