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Great Vespers: Orthodox Service Books - Number 5 By Fr. Joseph Irvin
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The Vespers service (1st service of the liturgical day) is meant to remind us of the Old Testament period, the creation of the world, the first human beings fall into sin, their expulsion from... More > Paradise, their repentance and prayer for salvation, the hope of mankind in accordance with the promise of God for a Savior and ending with the fulfillment of that promise. Vespers takes us through creation, sin, and salvation in Christ. It leads us to the meditation of God’s word and the glorification of his love for men. It prepares us for the sleep of the night and the dawn of the new day to come. On the evening before the Divine Liturgy, it prepares us for communion with God in the sacramental mysteries. Before the 4th c. allusions to the evening prayer are found in the earlier Fathers. At the beginning of the 2nd c., Pliny the Younger speaks of liturgical reunions of the Christians in the morning and in the evening. Vespers is, therefore, together with Vigils, the most ancient Office known in the Church.< Less
Memorial, Funeral & Burial Services: Orthodox Service Books - Number 7 By Fr. Joseph Irvin
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Memorial, funeral and burial services for Orthodox and non-Orthodox for use by Orthodox priests.
Memorial, Funeral & Burial Services: Orthodox Service Books - Number 7 By Fr. Joseph Irvin
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Memorial, funeral and burial services for Orthodox and non-Orthodox for use by Orthodox priests.
The Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom: Orthodox Service Books - Number 1 By Fr. Joseph Irvin
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The Divine Liturgy of Saint John Chrysostom is the most celebrated Divine Liturgy in the Byzantine Rite. It is attributed to Saint John Chrysostom, Archbishop of Constantinople in the 5th century. It... More > reflects the work of the Cappadocian Fathers to both combat heresy and define Trinitarian theology for the Christian Church. The Liturgy of Saint John Chrysostom was probably the Divine Liturgy (or "Mass") used originally by the School of Antioch and was, therefore, most likely developed from West Syrian liturgical rites. In Constantinople, it was refined and beautified under John's guidance as Patriarch of Constantinople (398–404). Having become the liturgical form of the Church of Holy Wisdom, Hagia Sophia, it became over time the normative liturgical form in the churches within the Byzantine Empire. The two liturgical rites of Saint John Chrysostom and Saint Basil in the Byzantine Church became the norm by the end of the reign of Justinian I.< Less

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