Translation of vespers in Spanish:


vísperas, n.

Pronunciation /ˈvɛspəz//ˈvɛspərz/

plural noun

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    vísperas feminine
    • There was also what they call vespers at night which went for an hour or two hours, so you were actually in session for a minimum of four hours every day, more likely five or six hours every day.
    • The lights were on in the church, and the choir was making last-minute preparations for Christmas vespers.
    • After vespers and meditation the monks sit down to evening supper which is eaten in silence while they listen to readings from scripture.
    • The daily liturgical cycle began in the evening with vespers, following the Jewish reckoning by which the day begins at sunset.
    • With the household interns we observe the ancient practice of fixed-hour prayer, keeping whenever possible four offices each day: morning prayers, midday prayers, vespers, and compline.
    • Luckier still, we might find a vespers service at 7 p.m., and a much anticipated pilgrims' meal in a local restaurant.
    • She also includes excellent hymn suggestions for vespers.
    • More recently, I watched as seminarians filed into the main chapel on a Sunday afternoon to sing vespers.
    • So while we all have our own jobs, and interests, we come together for dinners, for vespers, for music and art and activism, and just because we like each other.
    • She and a friend go to Sunday morning services, share a leisurely lunch they bring from home, and afterwards attend the vespers.
    • His religious conversion came on Christmas Eve, when he went to Notre Dame during vespers in search of what he called ‘decadent exercises’: the quasi-religious tropes of which the symbolist poets were fond.
    • As vespers drew to a close the pilgrims began to file quietly out and I was left alone at the back of the church with my rucksack.
    • The official celebration of the saint's feast day began the evening before at vespers and was followed by an early morning mass in the baptistery.
    • Approaching the monastery on a Friday evening, we turned south instead of north and arrived too late for vespers.
    • After vespers (an evening service), the celebration continues outside the church.
    • The most valuable aspect of this section of the book is his exploration of other contemporary collections of music for vespers.
    • Very few people, even inside the church, know what vespers really means.
    • He went to a Catholic school, he did his vespers, he did his mass, he did his religious studies, but he lost his faith.
    • The office is a pattern of nonsacramental prayer services that are celebrated at regular times of the day or night, primarily lauds in the morning and vespers at night.
    • During vespers one day, the crucifix lit up and a voice spoke: ‘Francis, do you not see how my house is falling into ruin?’