The Divine Offices

The Divine Offices

The Divine Offices

These were the services held throughout the day and night. Times varied according to the seasons, with, for example, daybreak offices much earlier during the summer months. There were seven services during the day, plus Vigils at night. 

Lauds - Daybreak.

Prime – Sunrise

Terce – Mid Morning

Sext - Midday 

None - Mid afternoon

Vespers - Dusk

Compline - Before retiring to bed

Vigils - During the night

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