Compline on the First Sunday in Lent, 2024

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Compline on the First Sunday in Lent | February 18, 2024

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

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February 18, 2024 • The First Sunday in Lent

ORISON: Remember, O Lord – Plainsong, Tone IV [American Gradual, p. 67]

PSALM 25:1-9 – Plainsong, Tone IV.2

HYMN: The glory of these forty days (Tune: ERHALT UNS, HERR) – mel. from Geistliche Lieder, 1535; harm. Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

NUNC DIMITTIS – Plainsong setting, Tone IV.2

ANTHEM: Lamentations of Jeremiah (a7) – Costanzo Festa (c. 1485/1490-1545)


Variations on "Jesu dulcis memoria" by Jessica French

Arietta by Thomas H. Kerr

Five Sacred Dances by Margaret Vardell Sandresky

Jason Anderson, director • Jeremy Matheis, reader • James Wilcox, cantor • Susanna Valleau, post-compline organ recitalist

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

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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