Compline is another name for Night Prayer. The word comes from a Latin word meaning “completion.” This short service is the completion of the day. Unlike Morning and Evening Prayer, which vary significantly day-to-day, Compline is relatively invariable. It could theoretically be prayed in the dark from memory. The service focuses on quiet and rest, and the texts ask God for protection through the night.

All are welcome to enter the Cathedral after-hours for this quiet service. The Cathedral will close to the public briefly at 5 pm before the service begins. The doors will open again at 6:30 pm for Compline.