Item description for Lesser Feasts And Fasts 2006: The Proper for The, Together With the Fixed Holy Days : Conforming to General Convention 2006 by Church Publishing...
Overview The first edition of Lesser Feasts and Fasts was authorized more than 40 years ago to meet a liturgical and pastoral need for the commemoration of various saints and occasions not included as major Holy Days on the calendar of the Book of Common Prayer. This edition contains material approved for trial use by the 2006 General Convention.
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Studio: Church Publishing
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 1.5" Width: 6" Height: 8.25" Weight: 1.7 lbs.
Release Date Dec 31, 2006
Publisher Church Publishing
ISBN 0898695104 ISBN13 9780898695106
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Reviews - What do customers think about Lesser Feasts And Fasts 2006: The Proper for The, Together With the Fixed Holy Days : Conforming to General Convention 2006?
Saints? Aug 23, 2007
A compendium of the Episcopal Church's authorized celebratory liturgy for the memorials of the Saints. Generally most useful for priests. No one can verify that the legends of some of the saints are truth or fiction. No record of any miracles performed by them or where their bones are venerated.
I missed the story of Saint Ursula and her 11,000 virgins??
Amazing Volume! Apr 23, 2007
This book should be in every Episcopalian's library. The resources it provides for parishes and for personal devotions are exceptional.
The updated Church Kalendar has some great new additions, including a few noted Roman Catholic (esp. St. Ignatius of Loyola - July 31) and Eastern Orthodox (esp. St. Tikhon - April 7). Great Anglican additions are St C.S. Lewis (Nov 22), the Feast of the Ordination of Florence Li Tim-Oi (Jan 24), and St. Philander Chase (Sept 22). My only major regret was that St. Charles I the Martyr was left out! (Jan 30).
Included are some wonderful Propers for the Weekdays for the seasons of Advent, Christmas (until the Baptism of Christ), Lent, and Easter, the Common of Saints, the official guidelines and procedures of the altering of the Kalendar, and two new Lectionaries.
The best part is the Lesser Feasts, which includes not just all the new and old names (note: one or two have moved around), but includes short biographies as well as the Psalm, New Testament, and Gospel Readings as well as the correct Prefaces and both Rite I and II Propers.
Lesser Feasts and Fasts 2006 is an excellent addition to any parish that wants to celebrate the lives of the Saints and for individuals to do the same and to have alternative lectionaries to follow for personal devotions.
A perfect companion with the Book of Common Prayer!