By Kenneth C. Bicknell
Have you been in a scenario the place you needed to reference numerous diversified prayer books since you couldn't take note the prayer you desired to recite via center? good, fear not more. A e-book of Orthodox Prayers for the Orthodox Christian is a suite of fifty-six conventional Orthodox prayers mixed into one publication. “I take into account having a minimum of 3 various prayer books to reference as a baby whilst praying. This used to be continuously a bother, simply because I needed to seek via every one searching for the prayer that i wished at that individual time. This additionally brought on hassle for a person that used to be praying close to me, because the ruffling of books could be very distracting, that's why I wrote A ebook of Orthodox Prayers for the Orthodox Christian” (quote via Fr. Kenneth C. Bicknell, O.S.B.).
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A Book of Orthodox Prayers for the Orthodox Christian by Kenneth C. Bicknell