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Guide to Holy Week
By Robert Krantz. From the author of the popular “Guide to Divine Liturgy”, this new 7 volume series will help carry you through Holy Week, beginning with Palm Sunday and culminating with Holy Saturday. In addition to the text of each service, each book includes inspirational explanations and scripture passages. Easy to read Greek and English text. Purchase individually or as a set!
Entire series (vols. 1–7) FL910 $110.00 / $16.95 ea.
Vol. 1 Palm Sunday Evening Service FL911
Vol. 2 Holy Monday Services FL912
Vol. 3 Holy Tuesday Services FL913
Vol. 4 Holy Wednesday Services FL914
Vol. 5 Holy Thursday Services FL915
Vol. 6 Holy Friday Services FL916
Vol. 7 Holy Saturday Services FL917
Vol. 5 Holy Thursday Services
This book is 334 pages long and it contains the evening service of Holy Thursday and guides us through the last earthly hours of Christ. The book presents the service in Greek and English (on the right hand side) and has commentary and insight for each step of this service (on the left hand side). It gives tremendous insight to this significant and Holy Day.
Vol. 6 Holy Friday Services
This book is 279 pages long and contains all of the services that take place on Holy Friday: The Service of the Hours, The Removal from the Cross, and the evening (Matins) service. Learn about the day that is said to be one of “joyful sadness” and read about Christ’s proceeding to Hades as He begins to free all of humanity.
Vol. 7 Holy Saturday Services
This book is 318 pages long and contains all of the services on Holy Saturday (morning and evening) and the Sunday Agape Vespers service!
The Saturday evening service has the entire service in Greek and English (on the right hand page) and commentary and insight explaining the entire service (on the left hand page).
How to Order from the Department of Religious Education
To learn more about these excellent publications and how to order, visit religioused.goarch.org; and view new releases and seasonal flyers, browse or download the Orthodox Christian Resource Catalog and fillable order forms. To order, call (800) 566-1088, fax (617) 850-1489 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mission of the Department of Religious Education of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese
The mission of the Department of Religious Education is to serve the parishes and dioceses of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America by providing materials and services that will advance their programs of religious education.
The Department also serves individuals, organizations, military bases, ecumenical groups, and overseas parishes with catechetical resources that advance the spiritual admonition to: “Grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ” 2 Peter 3:18
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About the Department of Religious Education Director – Dr. Anton C Vrame
Anton C. Vrame, Ph.D., is Director of the Department of Religious Education of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America. He was appointed Director of the Department by His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios, effective January 1, 2007. Dr. Vrame is Adjunct Associate Professor of Religious Education at Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology. He is the author of The Educating Icon: Teaching Wisdom and Holiness in the Orthodox Way (Holy Cross Orthodox Press). In this book, he proposes a theory or theology of education for the Orthodox Christian Church based on the art, theology, and life of the Byzantine icon. He is also the editor of three other books, and the author of journal articles and chapters in books on Orthodox Christian Religious Education, published both in English and Greek.
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