Horarium

 

All Divine Offices are in Vietnamese unless noted otherwise.

 

5:00 am          Vigils

 

6:00 am          Lauds

6:30 am          Holy Eucharist (Mon. Wed. in English)

 

8.45 am          Terce (in English)

                          - followed by work meeting.

 

9:10 am          Work

 

12:45 pm        Sext (in English)

                           - followed by Lunch

 

1:30 pm           Individual Prayer / Personal time

 

3:45 pm          None (in English)

 

4:00 pm          Formation Classes

 

6:00 pm         Vespers

6:30 pm          Lectio Divina - in Chapel

 

7:00 pm          Supper

 

7:50 pm          Chapter *

 

8.15 pm           Compline - Great Silence Begins

 

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* Thurday & Sunday evenings: Recreation followed by Marian Antiphon

 

At Compline our day ends with the Salve Regina.  From Easter to Advent it is typically sung as the final hymn of the day.  It is well know by all who follow the Litrugy of the Hours, the offical prayer of the church, and is sung by monasteries throughout the world as the closing of Compline.