The Small Apodeipnon (The Small Compline)

The word Apodeipnon signifies “after supper” in the Greek , and denotes the monastic office of night prayer corresponding in some senses to western Compline, although in the Orthodox daily offices there is also a later service of the late night called Mesonyktikon (lit. “the middle of the night”).

Small Compline

(This service is read after the evening meal and before sleep) In the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit, now and forever and the ages of ages. Amen. Glory to you, our God, glory to you. Heavenly king, Comforter, the Spirit of truth who are present everywhere filling all things […]