This purpose of this book of Orthodox prayers is to provide individuals and families with the traditional daily prayer services used for Orthodox Christian worship. The style of the translation (from the original Greek), has been carefully undertaken in a manner that will serve our
contemporary everyday needs. Yet this work has also been prayerfully labored over so that it might reflect the dignity and changeless integrity of the original ancient liturgical prayers of the Church. The text is therefore refreshingly easy to use yet poetic and traditional in its spiritual
"flavor." In addition to the basic daily cycle of services, this book contains private devotional
prayers, such as the prayers for before Holy Communion. Morning and evening prayers are also included, out of consideration for the shortness of time available to many individuals today.
Most of us live a rather complicated existence. At last – here is an Orthodox prayer book that you can take everywhere!
It is for each day and those times and places that may find us awake in the middle of the night-a long flight, sitting with a sick child, shift work, or simply being
unable to sleep can be sanctified with prayer. The handy hardcover pocket size is perfect for everyday use!
*with special thanks to “Archimandrite Anastasije of blessed memory” for his diligent review of the completed project. His expertise in classical Greek was an invaluable asset!