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Orthodox Prayer & Service Books
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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|
2 in stock
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 Transfiguration Monastery 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||: ||$25.00|
Orthodox Prayer & Service Books
|A Manual of Prayer and Praise to the Theotokos|
From Holy Myrrhbearers Monastery: 96 pages, pocket-size (5 1/2" X 4 1/4") with laminated covers and spiral, lay-flat binding. The finished texts are prepared and edited by the sisters. The type for this new edition has been completely reset in verse form with additional texts. This manual contains classic texts from the Old and New Testaments and the Church's liturgical year together with two canons and the ancient akathist in praise of the Theotokos. Introudction by Father Thomas Hopko. An aid for those who in all generations call the Theotokos blessed. This little book contains:
*Types of the Theotokos in Scripture
*Praises of the Theotokos from Liturgical Worship
*Akathist Hymn in Praise of the Theotokos
*Canon of the Small Paraklesis
*Canon to the Theotokos from the Octoechos
|Spiral Bound||: ||$7.95|
|Canon to the Lord For a Sick Child|
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.
|Children's Orthodox PrayerBook|
BACK IN STOCK!!!!
From All Saints Russian Orthodox Church comes this beautiful Children’s Orthodox Prayer Book. This is a beginner’s prayer book for children with instruction inside. Many pictures, Icons, and large type print (Morning prayers, Prayers During the Day, Prayers Before Sleep, Prayers Before/After Holy Communion). Very nice blue or red hardcover, gold stamping, 80 pgs. 5 ¼ x 7 ¼
|Hardcover Blue 1 left||: ||$17.95|
|Hardcover Red OUT OF STOCK||: ||$17.95|
The service of Great Compline in both Greek and English (parallel text: Greek on the left, English on the right). Includes the Gospel readings for the first week of Great Lent. Printed on heavy, high quality paper with dual color text (red/black). English and Greek. Softcover. Spiral bound. 5.5" x 8.5". 72 pp. Published by Orthodox Ecclesia Press.
|spiral bound||: ||$7.00|
|Old Orthodox Prayer Book|
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.)|
The ever-popular 1982 edition of the St. Tikhon's Prayer Book has been faithfully reproduced in a beautiful hardbound book.
Commemoration of the Living and the Dead,
Prayers at the Table,
The Order of Compline
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"
|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.
Softcover Black||: ||$14.00|
|Prayer Book - Holy Transfiguration Monastery|
Contains Morning Prayers, Vespers, Matins, The Divine Liturgy, prayers for various occasions, Akathists and Supplicatory Canons, Troparia and Kontakia. A thoroughly useful and exceedingly popular prayer book. Printed on acid free paper to last a lifetime. Follows the Greek usage. Has the Compline Service with a selection from Evening prayers. Traditional English. Red and black Ink. Hardback 366 pgs.
|Blue Clothbound 366 pgs||: ||$16.95|
|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||: ||$29.95|
Pocket size booklet of the service of Small Compline with the Salutations to the Theotokos in both Greek and English (parallel text: Greek on the left, English on the right). English and Greek. Softcover. 4" x 5.5". 60 pp. Published by Panagia Vlahernon Greek Orthodox Monastery, FL.
|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.
Softcover Black||: ||$12.00|
|The Lamentations of Matins of Holy and Great Saturday|
Translated from the Greek by the Holy Transfiguration Monastery this volume has the text of the Lamentations from the matins service on Holy and Great Saturday. High quality 56 pg paperback, richly illustrated, red/black ink 5 3/4" x 9"
Lamentations paperback||: ||$8.00|
|The Venerable Cyril & Maria: Life, Service and Akathist|
WAS $17 . . . ON SALE . . . $7 off
The Venerable Cyril and Maria, the parents of St. Sergius of Radonezh, present a model of pious living which is instructive and inspiring for monastics and laypeople alike. Here is their Life, Service, and Akathist, together with a history of the Hotkovo Monastery where they labored in old age. Published in 2008 by the Hermitage of the Holy Cross in commemoration of the 700th anniversary of Hotkovo Monastery.
trans. by Reader Isaac Lambertsen
100 pp, printed on heavy paper, full color w. illustrations, paperback 4.5 x 6.5 in.
|pp color||: ||$10.00|