Examples and practice files

There are many different practices of praying the liturgy of the hours. The examples below are from publications following the Benedictine tradition.

See it done by a pro: link here to an excellent webinar from the podcast “Square Notes”to learn how to sing Compline.

Father Weber’s Office of Compline: click on the links below to:

Example, and practice files for praying the Sunday compline during Lent, in English:

  1. download a “road map” with instructions: Compline directions – Sundays in Lent example
  2. download the three different versions of the hymn used during Lent (during week I,III and V, during week II and IV, during Holy Week): Compline Hymns ENG – Lent

Recording of the chants:

INTRODUCTION:

HYMN (week 1, 3 or 5):

HYMN (week, 2 or 4):

ANTIPHON AND PSALM (For Sundays. To limit the size of the file, only four verses of the psalm are recorded: sing them all following the same pattern):

RESPONSORY:

CANTICLE:

ANTIPHON IN HONOR OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY (during Lent: Ave Regina Caelorum):

 

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