Anglican Service Book

Church of Good Shepherd, Rosemont, Pennsylvania

The Anglican Service Book: A Traditional Language Adaptation of the 1979 Book of Common Prayer

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Table of Contents

The Calendar

The Daily Office

Morning Prayer
Noonday Prayer
Evening Prayer

The Collects

Seasons of the Year
Holy Days
Common of Saints
Various Occasions

The Great Litany

Proper Litugies for Special Days

Ash Wednesday
Palm Sunday
Maundy Thursday
Good Friday
Holy Saturday
The Great Vigil of Easter

Holy Baptism

The Holy Eucharist

Preparation for Mass
The Asperges and the Vidi Aquam
An Exhortation
The Decalogue
A Penitential Order
The Order for Mass
Alternate Eucharistic Prayers
The Proper Prefaces
Prayers of the People
Offertory Sentences
Communion of the Sick

Pastoral Offices

Celebration and Blessing of a Marriage
The Blessing of a Civil Marriage
An Order for Marriage (1549)
Thanksgiving for the Birth of a Child
Thanksgiving for the Adoption of a Child
Reconciliation of a Penitent
Ministration to the Sick
Ministration at the Time of Death
Requiem Mass
The Commendation
The Absolution of the Dead
The Committal

Episcopal Services

Ordination of a Priest
Ordination of a Deacon
Celebration of a New Ministry

The Psalter, or Psalms of David

Prayers and Thanksgivings

Additional Devotions

Antiphons on the Benedictus
Antiphons on the Magnificat
The Sarum (Gregorian) Canon
The Canon of 1549
The Athanasian Creed
The Solemn Reception of a Bishop
Stations of the Cross
Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament
Tenebrae for Wednesday of Holy Week
Blessing of the Font
The Angelus and the Regina Coeli
The Marian Anthems
The Walsingham Blessing

The Anglican Service Book is out of print, but should be available used from or Ebay. The entire book may be downloaded at Google Books as PDF graphics. We also have it available as an uncorrected OCR text file.