Wednesday, March 2, 2016

New book of Akathists out

(Antiochian) - Father Michael Shanbour, pastor of Three Hierarchs Orthodox Christian Mission in Wenatchee, WA, reports that their "small mission church in Wenatchee, WA is honored to offer a beautiful, new compilation containing Akathist Hymns to thirty beloved Orthodox saints, many published for the first time (see complete list below)." God is Wonderful in His Saints is a handsome 6" x 9" hard case volume with sewn binding printed by Thomson Shore (536 pages). Each Akathist is preceded by an icon and brief life of the saint. Instructions are also provided on how to pray an Akathist.

God is Wonderful in His Saints has the blessing of His Eminence Metropolitan Joseph. Bishop Basil of the Diocese of Wichita has also recommended this "very fine publication" to his Clergy Brotherhood.

Order online; shipping is free!

Akathists included are:
Andrew, Apostle
Anthony the Great
Barbara, Great Martyr
Catherine, Great Martyr
Chad of Lichfield
Cuthbert of Lindisfarne
David the Prophet & King
Elijah, Holy Prophet
Gregory Palamas
Herman of Alaska
Innocent of Alaska
Ignatius Brianchaninov
Ignatius God-Bearer
James, Apostle and Brother of God
John Chrysostom
John Damascene
Joseph, the Betrothed
Lawrence of Rome&
Luke the Surgeon
Nicholas of Myra
Olga, Matushka Michael
Peter and Paul, Apostles
Paisios the Athonite
Porphyrios of Kavsokalyvia
Sava of Serbia
Stephen, Archdeacon and Protomartyr
Silouan the Athonite
Three Hierarchs

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