→Prayer books currently available in English
== Prayer books currently available in English ==
*The ''Prayer Book'' of [http://www.jordanville.org/ Holy Trinity Monastery], Jordanville, NY: generally considered the standard Russian-style prayer book in English, it uses the ''Psalter According to the Seventy'' produced by [[Holy Transfiguration Monastery (Brookline, Massachusetts)|Holy Transfiguration Monastery]] and King James Version "Victorian English" for all prayers. Contents include full Morning and Evening Prayers, the Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom, excerpts from Matins and Vespers, multiple troparia and kontakia, akathists and supplicatory canons to Jesus Christ and the Most Holy Theotokos, canons of the Guardian Angel and of Repentance, communion prayers, instructional materials and more. There is also a reprint of the original 1960 Jordanville ''Prayer Book'', translated by the late Archimandrite [[Lazarus (Moore)]], available. ISBN 088465074X ISBN 978-0884-65074-4
*''A Prayer Book for Orthodox Christians'' (published by [http://www.thehtm.org/ Holy Transfiguration Monastery], Brookline, MA) is a hardbound old English prayer book following Greek usage. (It should be noted some of the liturgical services included – such as the Divine Liturgy and Matins – have slight differences from the style employed by the Greek Archdiocese of America, in that the prayer book follows an older ''typikon'' that is closer to Athonite usage.) The translation used is in harmony with HTM’s highly acclaimed ''Psalter'' and ''Great Horologion''. Along with morning prayers commonly found in Greek ''proseuchetarion'', the Prayers at Mealtime, the services of Small Compline, Vespers, Matins, and the Divine Liturgy, together with the principle hymns of the feasts of the year, and the complete Service of Pascha are included. Also included are the Akathists to our Sweet Lord Jesus Christ and the Most Holy Theotokos, a supplicatory canon to our Lord Jesus Christ, both the Small and Great Supplicatory Canons to the Most Holy Theotokos, a supplicatory canon to the Guardian Angel, and the Communion Prayers as well. ISBN 0943405017 ISBN 978-0943405018
*''The Old Orthodox Prayer Book'', or as it is commonly referred to, "The [[Old Believers|Old Believer]] Prayer Book": This prayer book has a lot of useful instructional material, and a lot of services that are set up such that they can be done as reader services (such as a [[Moleben]]). It also has the [[Church Slavonic|Slavonic]] text and the English text on facing pages. The disadvantage to it is the Slavonic text is not the standard text used by the Church (being the Old Rite) and so it differs in wording and often in structure. Nevertheless, it is quite useful. This prayer book was produced for use by the Old Rite community in Erie, Pennsylvania (ROCOR).
*[http://www.antiochian.org/orthodox-prayers ''The Pocket Prayer Book for Orthodox Christians''], published by the [[Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America|Antiochian Archdiocese]], is a popular, but more abbreviated version of the Prayer Book, though it contains some prayers not typically included in other prayer books.
*''Orthodox Prayers for Everyday'' is another adaptation of the Hours for use by the laity throughout the day. Complied and translated by Maureen Girard and published by [http://www.reginaorthodoxpress.com/index.html Regina Orthodox Press], it also contains the Paschal Hours, Morning Prayers, Prayers Before Sleep, and Prayers Before Holy Communion. The translation used is a unique mix of old and modern English.
* [http://orthodoxgoods.com/hoursofprayer.html ''The Hours of Prayer - A Book of Devotion''], prepared by Priestmonk Leonty and the Orthodox Brotherhood of the Virgin Mary of the [[American Carpatho-Russian Orthodox Diocese]], is a modern English translation of the hours for private use by the laity. Along with the midnight office, matins, vespers, compline, 1st / 3rd / 9th hours and the Paschal hours, included are troparia and kontakia of Sundays, weekdays, feasts, Triodian and Pentecostarion, as well as the Typica service, morning and evening prayers, akathists to Our Savior and the Mother of God, and prayers before and after communion.
Prayerbook: A Collection of Prayers in the OCA Tradition'', second revised edition, prepared and published by [http://www. saintherman. net/ St. Herman of Alaska Orthodox Church] in Langley, British Columbia, is a modern English prayer book containing Russian-style morning and evening prayers, weekly and festal troparia and kontakia, a supplicatory service to the Theotokos, prayers before and after communion, five akathist hymns and more. The first edition is available online [http://www. ecuad.ca/sites/www.ecuad. ca/files/ users/ 1754/ work/50363/prayer-book-2010.pdf here].
*''A Manual of the Hours of the Orthodox Church'', by Archimandrite Cherubim of the Monastery of the Paraclete in Attica, Greece, is an abbreviated form of the hours (vespers, compline, midnight service, matins, 1st/3rd /6th/9th hours) for convenient daily use by the laity. This spiralbound pocket prayer book was translated into modern English by [http://holymyrrhbearers.com/ Holy Myrrhbearers Monastery] in Otego, New York, a convent of the [http://holymyrrhbearers.com/ Orthodox Church in America].
*''A Manual of Occasional Prayers'', prepared and published by [http://holymyrrhbearers.com/ Holy Myrrhbearers Monastery] in Otego, New York, is a pocket prayer book containing modern English translations of morning and evening prayers (following the Russian tradition), prayers for the living and departed, prayers for the sick, the suffering, those traveling, prayers of thanksgiving and many more occasional prayers for special needs.
* ''An Orthodox Prayer Book'', edited by Fr. Michael Monos and published by [http://www.newromepress.com/ Newrome Press], is based on the ''Prayer Book'' published by New Skete on Mount Athos (see above), with emendations and additions, as well as the ''Prayer Book'' of Archimandrite Ephrem Lash (also see above). Available in both hard and softcover editions, the modern English text includes Morning Prayers, the Service of Vespers, Small Compline, the Salutations to the Theotokos, Small Paraklesis, Prayers Before Meals, the Paschal Hours, the Lesser Hours, the Midnight Office, the Service of Preparation for Holy Communion, the Prayers of Thanksgiving After Holy Communion, the Prayer of the Heart, Occasional Prayers, the Fasting Periods of the Church and a Paschalion through 2026.
* [http://www.andrewespress.com/ambrose.html ''The Saint Ambrose Prayer Book: A Devotion Manual for Orthodox Christians of the Western Rite''], edited by Fr. John G. Winfrey, is a [[Western Rite]] Orthodox revision of the St. Augustine Prayer Book, commonly used within traditional Episcopalian/Anglican communities. Prepared for use by the [[Antiochian Western Rite Vicariate]], it contains many private devotions such as morning/mid-day/evening prayers, preparations for confession and communion, prayers for the sick and dead, stations of the cross, litanies, novenas, devotions to the saints, as well as the ordinary and canon of the Liturgies of St. Gregory and St. Tikhon. With 456 pages, it has a faux leather cover with two colored ribbons and gilt edges.
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