Monday Housekeeping – Compline Compline (pronounced: KOMP-lin) is the last office of the day and is followed by “The Great Silence.” We pray it at 8.30 P.M. and it lasts about 15 minutes. Included is a hymn, three Psalms, and the Nunc Dimittis – The Canticle of Simeon: “Lord, now let your servant go...
Compline on Weekdays – Visit this place, O Lord, and drive far from it all snares of the enemy; let your holy angels dwell with us to preserve us in peace; and let your blessing be upon us always; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit,...
Tuesday at Compline – Search me, O God, and know my heart; try me and know my thoughts. ~Psalm 139: 22
Monday at Compline – I will bless the LORD at all times; his praise shall continually be in my mouth. ~Psalm 34:1
Thursday at Compline I lie awake, I am like a lonely bird on the housetop. ~Psalm 102:8
Wednesday at Compline – Be angry but do not sin; do not let the sun go down on your anger and give no opportunity to the devil. ~Ephesians 4: 26-27
Tuesday at Compline – How precious to me are your thoughts, O God! How vast is the sum of them! If I would count them, they are more than the sand. When I awake, I am still with you. ~Psalm 139:16,17
Sunday at Compline (after Second Vespers) – Come, bless the LORD, all you servants of the LORD, who stand by night in the house of the LORD! Lift up your hands to the holy place, and bless the LORD! May the Lord bless you from Zion, he who made heaven and earth! ~Psalm 134
Saturday at Compline – Keep me as the apple of the eye; hide me in the shadow of your wings. ~Psalm 17:8
Compline on Friday – Short Lesson – You, O Lord, are in the midst of us, and we are called by your name; leave us not. ~Jeremiah 14:9a