Resuming on January 26th, and continuing on Thursdays during the 2017 school year, St. Mary’s will be hosting Candlelight Compline followed by Coffee and Conversation.
Compline at St. Mary’s is a simple, quiet service, sung a capella by candlelight. Traditionally the final service of the day in monastic communities, it is a powerful way to greet the end of the school week with prayer and contemplation. Participants sit in the choir stalls by the high altar– you are welcome to join in the singing or sit back and let the prayers wash over you. Compline lasts approximately 15 minutes, and is followed by some time for coffee and conversation in the sanctuary. All are welcome!
Compline begins at 8pm.
Want to get involved? Come and join us- no preparation is necessary. For more information contact rector (at) stmarysatpenn (dot) org.
Candlelight Compline meets in the St. Mary’s Sanctuary– please use the main Locust Walk entrance, under the belltower.
Candlelight Compline Dates
Spring Semester 2017
January 26th- begins
March 9th- Spring Break, no gathering tonight
April 13th- Maundy Thursday mass at 7PM, no gathering tonight
April 20th- final gathering of term
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