Tag Archives: Holy Name

The Office of Compline for December 31, 2023

Eve of the Holy Name

PROCESSIONAL: Puer nobis nascitur – from Moosburg Gradual, c. 1355-1360; arr. Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)

PSALM 147 – Peter R. Hallock

HYMN: Of the Father’s love begotten (Tune: DIVINUM MYSTERIUM) – Sanctus trope, 11th cent.; adapt. Piae Cantiones, 1582; arr. Richard T. Proulx (1937-2010)

NUNC DIMITTIS (Tune: MARILYN) – Peter R. Hallock

Lullay my liking – Peter R. Hallock
When Christ was born of Mary free – John Joubert (1927-2019)

Jason Anderson, director • J. Scott Kovacs, reader • Derek Tilton, cantor

The Office of Compline for January 1, 2023

The Holy Name

PROCESSIONAL: Gloria in excelsis Deo – Plainchant, adapt. Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)

PSALM 8 – Plainsong, Tone V.2

HYMN: Ring out, wild bells (Tune: DEUS TUORUM MILITUM) – from Grenoble Antiphoner, 1753; arr. Gregory Bloch

NUNC DIMITTIS (Tune: MARILYN) – Peter R. Hallock

ANTHEM: The Shepherd’s Carol – Bob Chilcott (b. 1955); trans. Jason Anderson (b. 1976)

Jason Anderson, director • J. Scott Kovacs, reader • Fred McIlroy, cantor

The Office of Compline for January 1, 2017

January 1, 2017

First Sunday after Christmas; The Feast of The Holy Name

ORISON: Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence- (Tune: Picardy, French Carol) from Chansons populaires des Provinces de France, 1860

PSALM: 103 plainsong, Tone VIII

HYMN: Ring Out, Wild Bells (Tune: Deus Tuorum Militum) from Grenoble Antiphoner, 1753; Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1809-1892), arr. GWB

NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong, Mode V; harm. Padre Vincente Ripollès


I saw a maiden- Old Basque Nöel from the 15th cent; refrain by Edgar Pettman (1865-1943)

Resonet in laudibus – Jacob Handl (1550-1591)

Ken Pendergrass, director • William Turnipseed, reader • Kenneth Peterson, cantor