The Order of Compline is the final office (or service) of the day according to the ancient, monastic cycle of canonical hours (increments for daily prayer). The term Compline, from the Latin completorium (completed), was first used by St. Benedict in the 6th century, and was part of the ‘Rule of Benedict’, a book of guidelines for monks living and praying in monastic communities. Compline is intended to be repetitive and easily memorized and recited in an almost trance-like manner. Compline services emphasize rest, spiritual peace and contemplation.
In light of the rising cases in Allegheny County, we have made the difficult decision to suspend Compline until the Spring Semester. We had 4 more services scheduled, but it simply doesn’t feel right continuing to meet in person.
We have been blessed to provide two months of Compline, streamed to Facebook and now YouTube by a dedicated, rotating group of quartets. It is now time to increase our mitigation and step back for the safety of our community.
Keep an eye on our YouTube page. Subscribe and turn on notifications when we broadcast anything.
You can also check our Facebook page for updated info.
Fall Semester 2020