Office of Compline that can be said alone at home
May the Lord grant to us a quiet night and a perfect end.
Thou 0 Lord art in the midst of us
and we are called by thy name. Leave us not, 0 Lord, Our God.
Have mercy upon us, 0 God: And
hearken unto our prayer.
0 God, you are my God, for you I
Your steadfast love is better than
I will lift up my hands and call
upon your name; My mouth shall praise you with
I think of you as I lay upon my bed ;
;I meditate upon you in the watches of the night
For you have been my help. In the shadow of your wings I sing
My soul clings to you ,
,And your right hand upholds me.
Glory be to the Father, and to the
Son, and to the Holy Spirit
As it was in the beginning, is now,
and ever shall be.
Have Mercy on us, O God; And
Hearken unto our prayer.
Before the ending of the day:
creator of the world, we pray
0 let no evil dreams be near; nor
phantoms of the night appear.
Almighty Father, hear our cry;
through Jesus Christ our Lord most high .
.Who with the Holy Ghost and thee; doth live and reign eternally. Amen.
Into thy hands, 0 Lord, I commend
For thou hast redeemed me, 0 Lord,
thou God of truth:
Save us, 0 Lord, waking; guard us
sleeping, that awake we may watch with
You may wish to end with some of the following prayers
Our Father, Who art in heaven, Hallowed be Thy name. Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done, on earth as it is in heaven.
Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those who trepass against us.
And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil. For thine is the kingdom, the power and the glory.
For ever and ever. Amen
Be present, 0 merciful God, and
protect us through the silent hours of this night,
So that we who are fatigued by the
changes and chances of
Through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
Visit we beseech thee, 0 Lord,
Drive far from them all the snares
of the enemy .
.May thy holy angels dwell within them to preserve us in peace
And may thy blessing be upon us
ever more. Amen.
All whom I love, I place in your
And as this day closes my eyelids
God, our Father, the day is over
We thank you for the blessings of
For the special moments of joy
Saviour's name. Amen.
Lighten our darkness we beseech
thee, 0 Lord ,
,And by thy great mercy defend us from all perils and dangers this night,
For the love of thy only Son, our
Saviour, Jesus Christ. Amen.
I place my hands in yours. Lord; I place my hands in yours.
I place my dreams in yours. Lord: I place my dreams in yours.
I place my life in yours. Lord; I place my life in yours.
I place my soul in yours. Lord; I place my soul in yours.
May the souls of the faithful departed rest in peace. Amen.