A Priest's Handbook: The Ceremonies of the Church, Third Edition

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Church Publishing, Inc., 1998 M07 1 - 304 pages

The definitive reference work that simplifies liturgical officiating and celebrating of the rites of the Episcopal Church. A Priest's Handbook explains the appropriate use of vestments, color, altar preparation, as well as gestures and movements during the various services. It also explores the particular prayer and liturgical options for the Holy Eucharist, Holy Week, Baptism, and other events in the Church's calendar. Sections on the use of the lectionary and the Daily Offices make this handbook truly comprehensive.

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User Review  - Father Tesmer - Christianbook.com

The book will work for a quick jog of the memory, but serves no independent needs, as you require knowledge from all of the books it references. This is more of a book on where to get the information for services. Not a great side kick in my opinion. Read full review

Very well done.

User Review  - Dr Bob - Christianbook.com

This book contains all I need for new knowledge or as a reference book. Read full review

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About the author (1998)

Dennis Michno was an Episcopal priest and served as a consultant to the Standing Liturgical Commission in the revision of The Book of Common Prayer. He was the author of A Priest's Handbook and A Manual for Acolytes. He died in September 2018.

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