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* ''Divine Liturgy - Prayers - Catechism'', third edition, published by the St. Sava Seminary Fund, is a bilingual Serbian / old English prayer book published with the blessing of Bishop [[Longin (Krco) of America and Canada]] of the New Gracanica Metropolitanate. With over 690 pages, this hardcover publication with marker ribbon contains the text of the Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom with extensive commentary, festal troparia, kontakia and antiphons, short morning and evening prayers, prayers for various needs, lengthy catechetical material, and more.
* [http shop/books/prayer-books/orthodox-christian-prayers/ ''The Hours of Prayer - A Book of DevotionOrthodox Christian Prayers''], prepared edited by Priestmonk Leonty Priest John Mikitish and the Orthodox Brotherhood of the Virgin Mary of the Hieromonk Herman, published by [[American Carpatho-Russian Orthodox Diocese] St. Tikhon Monastery Press], is a modern an old English translation of the hours for private use prayer book based on previous works published by the laitySt. Along with the midnight officeTikhon Press and other sources; follows traditional Russian/OCA usage. Contains Daily Prayers, matinsPrayers for Various Needs and Occasions, vespers, complinePrayers for Holy Communion, 1st / 3rd / 9th hours various Canons and the Paschal hoursAkathists, included are troparia and kontakia of Sundays, weekdays, feasts, Triodian and Pentecostarionmore. 300 pages, as well as the Typica servicewith a leather cover, morning and evening prayers, akathists to Our Savior and the Mother of Godgilded edges, and prayers before and after communionthree sewn marker ribbons.
===Mixed Traditional and Contemporary English===
===Contemporary English===
*[ ''Daily Prayer for Orthodox Christians''], by Fr. N. Michael Vaporis, originally published in 1986 and recently reprinted by Holy Cross Orthodox Press (a publishing arm of the [ Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America]), is a bilingual Greek/modern English prayer book containing selections from ''The Synekdemos'', including Morning and Evening Prayers, Small Compline, the Service of Preparation for Holy Communion and Thanksgiving Following Holy Communion. Found online [ here].
* The ''Book of Prayers: A selection for Orthodox Christians'' was first published by the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Ausralia Australia in 1993. It is a bilingual edition, providing the Greek and English in parallel. It uses contemporary though formal and dignified English. It is available in hard cover and contains Morning Prayers, Evening Prayers, Prayers at Meals, Communion Prayers, The Typika and Occasional Prayers. ISBN 0646127667
*''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 [ Holy Myrrhbearers Monastery] in Otego, New York, a convent of the [ Orthodox Church in America].
*''A Manual of Occasional Prayers'', prepared and published by [ 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 [ 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.
*''Orthodox Prayerbook: A Collection of Prayers in the OCA Tradition'', second revised edition, prepared and published by [ 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 [ here].
* The ''Prayer Book'', third edition, of the [[Ukrainian Orthodox Church in the USA]] is a bilingual Ukrainian/modern English prayerbook comparable in scope to Holy Trinity Monastery's edition; contains morning, daytime and evening prayers, prayers and preparations for Confession and Holy Communion, the services of Great Vespers and Matins, the Divine Liturgy with prayers following communion, hymns from the Great Feasts, plus supplementary material for litia, molebens, and more. Hardbound with three sewn-in ribbons, it is available at [ St. Andrew Bookstore], South Bound Brook, New Jersey.
*''Good Shepherd Prayer Book'', Second Edition, published by the [[Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Canada]], is a truly comprehensive 900+ page bilingual Ukrainian/modern English prayer book containing full morning and evening prayers, prayers for various needs, the services of Great Vespers, Matins, and the Divine Liturgies of St. John Chrysostom and St. Basil the Great, a 30 page catechism, prayers of preparation for the mysteries of confession and Holy Communion, prayers following communion, resurrectional tones, daily changeable portions of the Liturgy, hymns and prayers from the General Menaion, the Lenten Triodion, the Pentecostarion, and the Festal Menaion, akathists to Christ, the Theotokos, and St. Nicholas, Molebens to Christ and the Theotokos, the Memorial Litia and more. Published with a heavy hardbound cover, heavy stock paper and 5 colored ribbons, it is available from the [ Consistory Church Goods Store].
* [ ''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 ===Western Rite: Traditional English===* [ -prayerbook?ReturnUrl=LwA%3d ''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.* ''Orthodox Prayers of Old England'', compiled by Hieromonk Aidan (Keller) and published by St. John Cassian Press, is a comprehensive Western Rite prayer book using historical pre-Great Schism prayers and devotions, and is approved for use by the [[Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia]]. Contents include daily prayers, Vespers / Compline / Matins / the Hours, Preparation for Holy Communion, Thanksgiving After Holy Communion, Old Gregorian rite Liturgy of St. Peter, in its English expression called the Sarum Rite, litanies, the Seven Psalms and the Fifteen Psalms, Hours of the Virgin, Hours of the Guardian Angel, baptism, chrismation, unction, prayers for death & the dead including complete burial, marriage, confession, an enormous variety of occasional prayers and beautiful old Anglo-Saxon prayers addressed to the saints, Service of Thanksgiving, fasts & feasts, musical notation for the Creed, Our Father, Te Deum, Sat. Vespers, and more. With a gold-stamped, blue imitation leather cover and Smythe-sewn, it has 456 pages.* [ ''The Saint Colman Prayer Book: A Prayer Book for the Orthodox Western Rite''], a book of Western Rite church services edited and compiled by Fr Michael (Wood) of Saint Bride Hermitage. It is designed to provide for most church and home needs throughout the year based on the Sarum Use, but modified for modern parish usage. It includes a simplified Breviary meant for busy people. With an Introduction by His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion, First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad. Published by [ Kellbride Press], a publishing house affiliated with ROCOR in Scotland.* [ ''The Saint Gregory Prayer Book''], published by [ St. Gregory the Great Orthodox Church] in Silver Spring, MD, is a pocket-sized hardcover 278 page prayer book conforming to the usage of the [[Antiochian Western Rite Vicariate]]. From the Forward: "This collection provides prayers from the Western Rite Orthodox tradition. Most of these prayers are drawn from The English Office, The Orthodox Missal, and The Orthodox Ritual; some are taken from The Book of Common Prater (1928), A Little Book of Prayers from Old English Sources (1900), and The Anglican Service Book (1991). Morning and Evening Prayers, along with the Self-examination before Confession, from A Pocket Prayer Book for Orthodox Christians (1956), have also been included, as they are commonly used throughout our Archdiocese."* [ ''The Orthodox Divine Office''], by Abbot David Colburn of [ St. Mary the Virgin, Our Lady of Walsingham, Western-Rite Orthodox Church & Skete], Dayton, TN, and approved for use by the [[Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia]]. From storefront: "A hard cover breviary or divine office book in traditional English for the daily use of clergy and laity in the Western Rite of The Orthodox Church. Contents: The Western Rite Calendar, full Psalter (with plainsong music & psalms pointed for chanting); the Ordinary and Propers for feasts, ferias, seasons, and Saint's days. Includes Matins, Prime, Terce, Sext, None, Vespers, Compline; Anthems of Our Lady, Office of the Dead and for the Sick, Itinerary; Preparation for Liturgy, Thanksgiving after Liturgy, Grace at Meals, Sacrament of Penance (Confession), Gradual Psalms, Penitential Psalms, various Litanies, and many Prayers and Office Hymns. All text in black with rubrics in italics."* [ Prayer Book for Orthodox Christians of the Western Rite], compiled by the Fathers of the Abbey of the Holy Name, and published by [ St. Gregory's Press], a publishing house affiliated with the Old Calendarist [ Autonomous Orthodox Metropolia of North and South America and the British Isles]. Contains Morning Prayers, Daily Prayers for Mercy, Prayers Before and After Meals, Preparation Before Communion, Thanksgiving After Communion, Evening Prayers, Trina Oratio before Sleepers, Prayers for the Departed, Prayers for Various Needs, Devotions to the Holy Cross, and more.
== Sources ==
*[ Prayer Book] by the Cell Attendants of Priestmonk Spyridon of New Skete, Mount Athos
*[ Daily Prayers for Orthodox Christians] by Fr. N. Michael Vaporis
*[ Small Prayer Book] (Greek), prepared by the [[Church of the Genuine Orthodox Church Christians of Greece, Holy Synod in Resistance]]
*[ My Orthodox Prayer Book], prepared by the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Alexandria and All Africa, Archdiocese of Johannesburg and Pretoria, South Africa
*[ Morning and Evening Prayer Rules in the Russian Orthodox Tradition], by Fr. Sergei Sveshnikov
*[ Daily Prayers] of the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Denver, CO (Ecumenical Patriarchate)
*[ The Eastern Orthodox Prayer Book], compiled by Bishop Fan Stylian Noli of the Albanian Orthodox Church in America (1949)
*[ Daily Prayer Book], compiled by the Department of Youth, Young Adult and Campus Ministry of the Orthodox Church in America (OCA)
*[ Orthodox Daily Prayers], complied by Fr. John Winfrey of the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America
*[ Book of Prayers: A Selection for Orthodox Christians], published by St. Andrew's Orthodox Press on the behalf of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia
*[ A Book of Prayers], published by Saints Cyril and Methodius Orthodox Church (OCA) in Terryville, Connecticut
*[ Morning and Evening Prayers], in Ukrainian and English, published by the [[Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Canada]]

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