Candles and stillness in St. Paul's Chapel during Compline by Candlelight

Compline by Candlelight

Sundays; 8-8:30pm in St. Paul’s Chapel

Compline is an ancient rite of prayers to end the day; Compline means "completion." Trinity's 30-minute Compline service is unique in that all who enter hold a candle and simple listen to The Choir of Trinity Wall Street beautifully improvise the Compline nighttime prayers in song. There's nothing to do but be.

Compline takes place in-person and reservations are not required. Proof of vaccination is required. Learn more about our health policies.

Compline is not video-recorded or livestreamed; however, Compline audio podcasts are released every Sunday evening on our website, FacebookApple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Podcast AddictPodbayPod Nods, and other apps. Listen to the latest episodes below.

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Compline by Candlelight art with a candle and the words, Compline: find some peace and choir
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Compline by Candlelight

Compline by Candlelight provides peace and stillness as one week ends and another begins. There’s nothing to do but listen, breathe, and be.

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Compline by Candlelight

June 19, 2022

Compline by Candlelight provides peace and stillness as one week ends and another begins. Set in the tranquility of St. Paul’s Chapel, one of the...

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Compline by Candlelight

June 12, 2022

Compline by Candlelight provides peace and stillness as one week ends and another begins. Set in the tranquility of St. Paul’s Chapel, one of the...

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Compline by Candlelight

May 29, 2022

Compline by Candlelight provides peace and stillness as one week ends and another begins. Set in the tranquility of St. Paul’s Chapel, one of the...

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Compline by Candlelight

May 22, 2022

Compline by Candlelight provides peace and stillness as one week ends and another begins. Set in the tranquility of St. Paul’s Chapel, one of the...

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Compline by Candlelight

May 15, 2022

Compline by Candlelight provides peace and stillness as one week ends and another begins. Set in the tranquility of St. Paul’s Chapel, one of the...

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Compline by Candlelight

May 8, 2022

Compline by Candlelight provides peace and stillness as one week ends and another begins. Set in the tranquility of St. Paul’s Chapel, one of the...

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Compline by Candlelight

May 1, 2022

Compline by Candlelight provides peace and stillness as one week ends and another begins. Set in the tranquility of St. Paul’s Chapel, one of the...

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Compline by Candlelight

April 24, 2022

Compline by Candlelight provides peace and stillness as one week ends and another begins. Set in the tranquility of St. Paul’s Chapel, one of the...

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Compline by Candlelight

April 10, 2022

Compline by Candlelight provides peace and stillness as one week ends and another begins. Set in the tranquility of St. Paul’s Chapel, one of the...