Compline Observing the Feast of St Francis of Assisi, 2022

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Compline Observing the Feasts of Sts. Francis & Clare of Assisi | October 2, 2022 

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October 2, 2022 • SAINTS FRANCIS & CLARE observed

ORISON (H 402): Most High, omnipotent, good Lord (Tune: ASSISI) – Alfred Morton Smith (1879-1971)

PSALM 63:1-8 – Plainsong, Tone II.1

HYMN 416: For the beauty of the earth (Tune: LUCERNA LAUDONIAE) – David Evans (1874-1948)

NUNC DIMITTIS – Plainsong, Tone III.6

ANTHEM: ‘Salut, Dame Sainte,’ from Quatre petites prières de Saint François d’Assise– Francis Poulenc (1899-1963)

Jason Anderson, director • Fred McIlroy, reader • Thomas Adams, cantor

Thanks to this evening's Compline volunteers—hospitality ministers Jim Buskirk and Robin Ethridge.

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