Category Archives: Compline

Memento Salutis Auctor

This hymn is used for Terce, Sext, None and Compline in the Little Office of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Memento, salutis Auctor, Quod nostri quondam corporis, Ex illibata Virgine Nascendo, formam sumpseris. Maria, mater gratiæ, Mater misericordiæ, Tu nos ab … Continue reading

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Remember, O Creator Lord!

This hymn is used for Terce, Sext, None and Compline in the Little Office of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Remember, O Creator Lord! That in the Virgin’s sacred womb Thou wast conceiv’d, and of her flesh Didst our mortality assume. … Continue reading

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Hail Mother Most Pure!

This hymn is used for Compline in the Little Office of the Immaculate Conception. Hail, Mother most pure! Hail, Virgin renown’d! Hail, Queen, with the stars As a diadem crown’d! Above all the Angels In glory untold, Standing next to … Continue reading

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Te Lucis Ante Terminum

This hymn is used for Compline throughout the year on each weekday. Te lucis ante terminum Rerum Creator poscimus, Ut pro tua clementia, Sis praesul et custodia. Procul recedant somnia, Et noctium phantasmata; Hostemque nostrum comprime, Ne polluantur corpora. Praesta, … Continue reading

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Now With The Fast-Departing Light

This hymn is used for Compline throughout the year. Now with the fast-departing light, Maker of all! we ask of Thee, Of thy great mercy, through the night Our guardian and defence to be. Far off let idle visions fly; … Continue reading

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Joy To Thee, O Queen Of Heaven! Alleluia.

This is the Marian Antiphon for Compline during the seasons of Easter. It is used from Easter Sunday until Pentecost. Joy to thee, O Queen of Heaven! Alleluia. He whom thou wast meet to bear; Alleluia. As He promis’d, hath … Continue reading

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Regina Cæli

This is the Marian Antiphon for Compline during the seasons of Easter. It is used from Easter Sunday until Pentecost. Regina caeli, lætare, alleluia. Quia Quem meruisti portare, alleluia. Resurrexit, sicut dixit, alleluia. Ora pro nobis Deum, alleluia. ℣ Gaude … Continue reading

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