An Abridged Typicon

The rites of the Holy Church are full of meaning and are intended to help in a purposeful worship. This book explains the meaning of aspects of the services and how they ought to be done.

The Temple
From the Message of H.H. Patriarch Alexis I to the Pastors of the Churches of Moscow
The Church Typicon
The Structure of Orthodox Services
Orthodox Liturgical Books
The Orderings of Services
The Sign of the Cross and Prostrations at Divine Services
The Ringing of the Bells
Censing
Small Vespers
Daily Vespers
Great Vespers
Matins
The First Hour
Daily Matins
The Three Divine Liturgies
The Priest's and Deacon's Devotional Preparations for Celebrating the Holy Liturgy
General Directions for the Celebration of the Liturgy
The Order for the Singing of Troparia and Kontakia
Concelebration of the Liturgy by Priests
Directions for the Hierarchal Celebration of the Liturgy of St John Chrysostom
Directions for the Hierarchal Celebration of the Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts
Particulars in Service when Celebrating in the Presence of a Non-celebrating Bishop
Holy Week
Great and Holy Monday
Great and Holy Tuesday
Great and Holy Wednesday (Holy Unction)
Great and Holy Thursday
Great and Holy Friday
Great and Holy Saturday
Holy Pascha

Author: Feodor S. Kovalchuk
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 224