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On this page you will find a nice selection of Orthodox Prayerbooks and gift items.
Psalters for Home and Church
Orthodox Psalter Psalms 3 CD Set
A beautiful 3 audio CD set of The Psalter from our friends at the Hermitage of the Holy Cross (2011). They have recorded the reading of the Psalter in English on three compact discs (214 minutes). The text of the Psalms was translated by Holy TransfigurationMonastery in Brookline, MA, from the 1821 Moscow edition of the Greek Septuagint Psalter, the most trusted and reliable of all extant printings of the the traditional Greek text of Orthodox Church. The Psalms are read in a manner common to Orthodox prayer services: a simple intonation minimizing any possibility of subjective interpretation. The arrangement of the Psalms into tracks on this disc also follows the liturgical practice of the Orthodox Church, where the whole Psalter is divided into twenty Kathismata and each Kathisma into three stases. Each stasis is concluded with a Trinitarian Doxology. The Psalter is read (spoken) by a monk of the Hermitage of the Holy Cross. The packaging is full-color, with the three discs attached to a tri-fold “digi-pak”, all of which slides into a sturdy slipcover. Our hope is that those who purchase this recording will reap years of spiritual benefit from the use of the recording, which is an excellent accompaniment on a daily commute, road trip, or a day at work (from the Hermitage of the Holy Cross).
Disc I Kathisma I-VII
Disc II Kathisma VIII-XIV
Disc III Kathisma XV-XX
3 Audio CDs
Orthodox Prayer & Service Books
Canon to the Lord For a Sick Child This
deeply moving canon of prayer eloquently expresses the heart-felt
anguish of anyone in need of praying for a sick child. Includes a full
introduction of insightful counsels by a Russian Orthodox
Priest-Pediatrician. 36 pages.
Hieratikon: Service Book for Priest & Deacon
A BEAUTIFUL volume, the Hieratikon from St. Tikhon’s Monastery Press contains Vespers, Compline, Midnight Office, Matins, and the Hours, given in all their forms: Sunday, festal, daily, Lenten, for the Departed, and Paschal; Magnifications and Matins Prokimena; Dismissals; Monthly calendar; Censing patterns.
All the texts needed by priest and deacon are provided, put in the context of a brief account of the singers’ and readers’ parts of the service, so that the clergy can use this book to follow along as a service is progressing.
The different variations of each service used throughout the year (festal, daily, Lenten, etc.) are each laid out in their own section, so there is little confusion while following the order of service. To keep the book compact, not every litany and prayer is printed in full in each section, but a page cross reference is always provided.
The Hieratikon’s rubrics were carefully written to provide clear and detailed, but succinct, descriptions of the Russian liturgical practice inherited by the O.C.A. from her mother Church.
The Hieratikon uses translations already well-known in the OCA and the wider Orthodox community in America, using the traditional style of liturgical English, and with the texts carefully compared to Greek and Slavonic for accuracy.
6 x 3.75 x .75 inches (pocket sized)
Smyth sewn binding
hard cover, bonded leather
gilded page edges
40 lb. opaque, high quality paper
text in red and black ink
Painstaking typographical design
Dozens of hand-drawn icons and decorations
Hierodeacon Herman (Majkrzak), Vitaly Permiakov, editors
Old Orthodox Prayer Book
This edition is out of stock . . . our apologies
This second edition of the Old Orthodox Prayer Book is a handsomely bound and printed, two-color, bi-lingual (Slavonic/English) book, containing the most commonly used prayers of the laity according to the Old Rite of the Russian Orthodox Church. It includes: Morning and Evening Prayers, Prayers used during the day, the main prayers of Vespers and Matins, the complete texts of the First, Third, Sixth and Ninth Hours, The Divine Liturgy, a large selection of Troparia and Kontakia, a Canon to Our Lord, the Akathist Hymn with its Canon to the Mother of God, the Supplicatory Canon to the Mother of God, two Canons to the Guardian Angel, a Canon for the Sick, two Canons for the Departed, the Canon of Pascha, the Moleben, and the Prayers before and after Holy Communion. An instructional section explains many aspects of the Old Rite piety, including fasting, the sign of the Cross, bows, preparation for Holy Communion, the use of the prayer rope (Lestovka), and many others. A complete Church Calendar and 100-year Paschalion are also included.
New to the second edition is the section containing troparia and kontakia of the Eight Tones, the Triodions, and the major feasts and saints celebrated throughout the year.
2001 Black hardcover Small format (approx. 4" x 7") 389 pages, printed in black and red Red edges, Ribbon
Orthodox Daily Prayer (1982 ed.)
SADLY, this prayer book is no longer in print from St Tikhon's . . . our apologies
The ever-popular 1982 edition of the St. Tikhon's Prayer Book has been faithfully reproduced in a beautiful hardbound book.
Contents: Morning Prayers, Commemoration of the Living and the Dead, Prayers at the Table, The Order of Compline Before Sleep, The Three Canons, Canon of Preparation for Holy Communion, Prayers in Preparation for Holy Communion, Prayers for Thanksgiving After Holy Communion
Beautiful black hardcover w/gold stamping, personal size 4 1/2" x 6 1/4" 169 pgs.
Orthodox Daily Prayers This beloved prayer book is once again available. Revised and edited, this edition contains Morning Prayers, Commemoration of the Living and the Dead, Prayers at the Table, Prayers during the Day, Small Compline, Prayers Before Sleep, The Three Canons, the Canon in Preparation for Holy Communion, the Prayers in Preparation for Holy Communion, and Thanksgiving Prayers After Holy Communion. Softcover from STS PRESS. 140 pages.
Service Books of the Orthodox Church
This volume includes: The Divine Liturgy of St John Chrysostom, The
Divine Liturgy of St Basil the Great and The Liturgy of the
Presanctified Gifts. Originally published in 1984 as 2 volumes, this
revised reprinting includes all three complete liturgies in one volume -
no skipping around. Also included are Prayers Before and After
Communion, Special Hymns, Verses and Antiphons for the Festal and
Paschal Cycle, Dismissals for the Year, and a Monthly Calendar of
Saints. Hard cover and measures 4 1/2" x 6 1/2"
Also available in the larger Altar Size. Book includes: The Divine Liturgy of St John Chrysostom, The Divine
Liturgy of St Basil the Great and The Liturgy of the Presanctified
Gifts. Originally published in 1984 as 2 volumes, this revised
reprinting includes all three complete liturgies in one volume; There is
no longer the need to skip around!
Additionally, the revision brings these books in line with Revised
Liturgical English (RLE), developed here at St Tikhon's Seminary and
Monastery as a dignified English setting for the services that is both
easy to understand yet not a concession to contemporary English as has
been tried in earlier translations. RLE is used in all our publications
of service books and prayer books from at least 2008 onward. For those
linguistically inclined, this means that the language herein is
consistent with our Apostol, our Morning and Evening prayer books, and
the Great Book of Needs.
Also included are Prayers Before and After Communion, Special Hymns,
Verses and Antiphons for the Festal and Paschal Cycle, Dismissals for
the Year, and a Monthly Calendar of Saints. Measures 8.5" x 11" Hard cover.
STS Press 2010
Personal Size - Black Hardcover
Small Book of Needs
Temp out of stock
From St Tikhon's Press, The Small Book of Needs:
This revised reprint of our previous edition is an abridged version of the 4-volume Great Book of Needs set, small enough to fit in your pocket. It contains many essential prayers that take place often outside the Church building. This edition includes a more readable typeface with two ribbon bookmarks. The sections of the book are:
Part 1: Childbirth Part 2: Prayers for the Sick Part 3: Confession and Repentance Part 4: Prayers at the Time of Death Part 5: The Church Year Part 6: Various Blessings Part 7: Prayers in the Home Part 8: Agriculture and Livestock Part 9: Man and Nature
Very handy size 4.75" x 7.25" 241 pgs. Blue hardcover, 2nd edition with corrections 2014
The Hours & the Typica
This book contains texts from the Horologion as the Russian Orthodox Church has transmitted them to us. Contains the First, Third, Sixth, Ninth Hours and the Typica. Also includes Troparia and Kontakia from the Octoechos and selected Troparia and Kontakia from the Menaion. Soft Cover. 96 pages. STS Press.
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