Sentence Examples

  • The seventh (Compline, Completorium) was added by Benedict.
  • Matins and Lauds (about 7.30 A.M.); Prime, Terce (High Mass), Sext, and None (about 10 A.M.); Vespers and Compline (4 P.M.); and from four to eight hours (depending on the amount of music and the number of high masses) are thus spent in choir.
  • VESPERS (officium vespertinum), in the Roman Catholic liturgy, that part of the daily office which follows none (nona) and precedes compline (completorium).
  • Compline, technically 9 P.M., but usually combined with vespers, is a prayer for protection during the darkness.