Religion:List of Roman Catholic hymns

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This is a list of original Roman Catholic hymns. The list does not contain hymns originating from other Christian confessions, despite occasional usage in Roman Catholic churches.


  • A Message Came to A Maiden Young[1]
  • Accept Almighty Father
  • Adeste fideles
  • Adoramus te
  • Adoro te devote
  • Agnus Dei
  • All Glory, Laud and Honour
  • All of seeing, all of hearing
  • Alleluia! Alleluia! Praise the Lord
  • Alleluia! Alleluia! Sing a New Song to the Lord
  • Alleluia! Sing to Jesus
  • Alma Redemptoris Mater
  • Angels We Have Heard on High
  • Anima Christi (Soul of my Saviour)
  • Asperges me
  • At That First Eucharist
  • At the Lamb's High Feast We Sing
  • At the Name of Jesus
  • Attende Domine
  • Aurora lucis rutilat
  • Ave Maria
  • Ave maris stella
  • Ave Sanctissima[2]
  • Ave verum corpus


  • Be Joyful Mary
  • Be Forgiven [3]
  • Be Not Afraid
  • Be Still, My Soul, The Lord Is On Thy Side (based on the symphonic poem Finlandia by Jean Sibelius)
  • Be Thou My Vision
  • Behold a simple tender Babe
  • Before the Sun Burned Bright
  • Blessed Jesus, At Thy Word
  • Blessed Are They
  • Break Forth, O Beauteous Heav'nly Light


  • Canticle of Simeon (Nunc dimittis)
  • Canticle of the Sun
  • Canticle of the Blessed Virgin (Magnificat)
  • Canticle of the Three Children
  • Careworn Mother Stood Attending
  • Christ Be Our Light
  • Come, Creator Spirit
  • Come Down, O Love Divine
  • Come, Holy Ghost
  • Come, Lord, and Tarry Not
  • Come My Way, My Truth, My Life
  • Come, rejoice Before Your Maker
  • Come, Thou Holy Spirit, Come
  • Come To My Mercy
  • Come To the Water
  • Come, Ye Faithful, Raise the Strain
  • Comfort, Comfort Ye My People
  • Creator of the Earth and Skies
  • Creator Spirit, By Whose Aid
  • Crown Him With Many Crowns
  • Cry Out With Joy


  • Daughter of a Mighty Father
  • Dear Lord and Father of Mankind
  • Dies irae



  • Faith Of Our Fathers
  • Father, We Thank Thee
  • For All The Saints


  • Gaude Maria Virgo
  • Gift of Finest Wheat
  • Gloria in excelsis Deo
  • Glorious Things Of Thee Are Spoken
  • Glory to God in the Highest
  • God of Mercy and Compassion
  • Guardian Angel, from heaven so bright


  • Hail, Holy Queen Enthroned Above (Salve Regina)
  • Heart of Jesus
  • Help of Christians, guard this land
  • Here I Am, Lord
  • Holy God, We Praise Thy Name
  • Hosanna in the Highest: Blessed is He Who Comes in the Name of the Lord
  • Hallelujah, we sing your praises


  • In dulci jubilo
  • Immaculate Mary
  • I Am The Bread Of Life



  • Lauda Sion
  • Laudate Dominum
  • Laudate omnes gentes
  • Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence
  • Little Hymn to Saint Joseph
  • Lo, How a Rose E'er Blooming
  • Lord of All Hopefulness
  • Lumen Christi


  • Magnificat
  • Mary Immaculate, Star of the Morning
  • May Flights of Angels Lead You on Your Way
  • Mountains May Fall


  • Now We Remain
  • Nunc dimittis


  • O bread of heaven
  • O Deus ego amo te
  • O filii et filiæ
  • O Mother of perpetual help
  • O salutaris hostia
  • O sanctissima
  • O sodales
  • O Antiphons
  • On Eagle's Wings


  • Pange lingua gloriosi corporis mysterium
  • Pange lingua gloriosi proelium certaminis
  • Panis angelicus
  • Parce Domine
  • Piae Cantiones
  • Pontifical Anthem



  • Sacra jam splendent
  • Salve Regina
  • Sancti venite
  • Sanctus, Sanctus, Sanctus
  • Stabat Mater
  • Sing Praise To Our Creator
  • Sing, sing, ye angel bands
  • Surrexit Christus hodie
  • Sweet Sacrament Divine


  • Table of Plenty
  • Tantum ergo
  • Te Deum
  • Te lucis ante terminum
  • There's a Wideness in God's Mercy
  • They'll Know We Are Christians
  • This day he gave to me
  • Thou Lady bright


  • Ubi caritas



  • Water of Life
  • We Are One Body
  • We Gather Together
  • We Praise You, Father For Your Gifts

See also

  • Frederick William Faber
  • Bernadette Farrell
  • Venantius Fortunatus
  • David Haas
  • Dan Schutte
  • St. Louis Jesuits
  • Roman Catholic Church


  1. Worship II: A Hymnal for Roman Catholic Parishes. Chicago, IL: G.I.A. Publications, Inc.. 1975. p. 1. 
  2. The Hymn Book: Containing a Collection of the Most Popular Catholic Hymns: Arranged for the Use of the Sunday Schools and Catholics Throughout the United States. Philadelphia, PA: Peter F. Cunningham. 1854. pp. 59–61. 
  3. "Spirit And Song". OCP. Retrieved 26 May 2013. 
  4. The Saint Augustine Hymnal: Publisher=ILP Music,