The Women’s Compline Choir on the 9th Sunday after Pentecost, 2023

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The Office of Compline with the Women's Compline Choir of Saint Mark's Cathedral | July 30, 2023, 9:30 p.m. 

Order of Service | Each week's repertoire is posted here

The Office of Compline on July 30 and August 6 will be chanted by the Women's Compline Choir of Saint Mark's Cathedral, directed by Rebekah Gilmore. Learn more here

The Order of Service and repertoire may be found at:

July 30, 2023 • The Ninth Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 12A)

ORISON:  Blessed spirits, loving angels – Shaker song by Eldress Mary Ann Gillespie (1829-1887)

PSALM 126 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014), arr. Jeff Reynolds

HYMN: Mothering God  - Janet Peachey (b. 1953), arr. Gregory Bloch,

NUNC DIMITTIS –  Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (c. 1525-1594) [sung in Latin]

HARMONIZED ANTIPHON – Salva nos, Domine, vigilantes - Palestrina [plainsong antiphon precedes canticle; polyphonic setting follows]

ANTHEM: Grace Before Sleep – Susan LaBarr (b. 1981)

Rebekah Gilmore, director • Natalie Ingrisano, reader • Jamie Balducci, cantor

Thanks to this evening's Compline volunteers: hospitality ministers James Davidson & John Gulhagen

Compline at Saint Mark's Cathedral has been a Seattle tradition since 1956. All the singers are volunteers. Learn more at:



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