Saint Luke's Serbian Orthodox Mission has receintly published a new and unique Liturgical Handbook with the blessing of His Eminence the Bishop of the American - Canadian Diocese Longin.


This book is printed by "Saint Basil of Ostrog" Printing house from Niksic (Montenegro) and it is published in cooperation with The Serbian Orthodox Choral Association (S.O.C.A.).


The handbook contains the Liturgy of Saint John Chrysostom, Liturgy of Saint Basil the Great, Feastdays of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ and the Theotokos, Resurrectional Troparia, Kontakia, Prokeimena and Pontifical Liturgy; with musical notation for traditional Serbian chant and Biblical references. It includes extensive instructions for service order on feastdays and pontifical Liturgy (typicon) - all highlighted in red.


This fully bilingual book, in Serbian (Cyrillic) and English on facing pages, provides the parishioner a valuable aid to follow the Liturgy throughout the year in either the Serbian or the English language It is also a complete resource book for choirs and directors.


Musical notation is provided with musical text in Church Slavonic, as it is still most often sung in Serbian churches. The Liturgical melodies are based on those recorded by Stevan S. Mokranjac with some modifications. 


3 Typicon: when and how the Liturgy changes through the year / special services, etc.
1 Biblical references

4 Easy to read musical notation for cantors and congregational singing

2 Text for priest and parishoner

We are pleased to provide you a sample of musical notation from our book in PDF format:


 Kontakion to the Mother of God (451Kb) 



Cost of this 7 x 9.5"  223p. book printed on quality paper, stitched and cloth hard bound with gold embossed cover is: 


CDN $ 25  for orders in Canada;


US$ 20 for orders from the United States.


The prices include shipping and handling expenses. All other requests (from outside United States and Canada and for quantities greater than 10 books) please contact us.


As a not-for-profit organization, St. Luke's uses all profits for further publishing efforts or for its humanitarian programs.


The book can be ordered on line: 



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