The Apostolos: Epistle Lectionary
The Epistle Lectionary text taken from the the Acts of the Holy Apostles, and the 21 Epistles of the Holy Apostles, as they are read in the divine services of the Holy Orthodox Church for the entire liturgical year.
The English text is based on The Orthodox New Testament. Holy Apostles Convent and Dormition Skete have provided a translation and compilation of the complete texts used by both the Great Church of Constantinople and the Church Slavonic. This Lectionary have been printed with the blessing of the Holy Synod of Bishops of the Genuine Orthodox Church of America and the Holy Synod of Bishops of the Genuine Orthodox Church of Greece. The books are suitable for Church use, reader services, and private devotions.
Contents include Readings for the entire liturgical year for Orthodox Church Services, including those for Sundays, Weekdays, the Great Fast, Holy Week, Matins (Orthros), immovable Feast days, Saints from the Menaia, and the holy Mysteries. Appendices contain Readings for General Services and Special Occasions, and future paschal dates.
These service books are beautifully printed in easy-to-read large 16-point two-color typeface. The handsome spine and front and back covers are clearly and attractively display icons embossed in gold foil.
The Apostolos (The Epistle Lectionary) is case-bound in a top quality rich deep blue leatherette binding with gold foil stamping on spine. The front and back covers have traditional icons of the holy Apostles and Prophets, with two sewn in ribbon markers--gold and red. Pages number 608 on natural colored smooth, yet durable, acid-free archival quality paper. Illustrated with 30 icons.