A Priest's Handbook

The Ceremonies of the Church, Third Edition

Dennis G. Michno

Dec/1998, 304 Pages, Hardback, 6 x 9

ISBN-13: 9780819217684



An authoritative priestly guidebook of the hows and whys of the Episcopal liturgy.

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.

Dennis G. 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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