The priest's prayer book : containing private prayers and intercessions; occasional school, and parochial offices; offices for the visitation of the sick, with notes, readings, collects, hymns, litanies, etc., etc. : with a brief pontifical
"By the late Rev. R.F. Littledale, L.L.D., D.C.L. and Rev. J. Edward Vaux, M.A., F.S.A."
"New impression. 21st thousand". -- t.-p.
"This Volume is designed as an Appendix to the Book of Common Prayer, and to provide the parochial Clergy with Offices and Collects for those occasional ministrations for which no formal or authorised provision has been made." -- Preface.
Includes index to the collects and "Bibliotheca sacerdotalis", p. -379.
Contents: Preface dated London, September, 1897 / J. Edward Vaux -- Part I -- Private Offices -- Occasional Offices -- School Offices -- Parochial Offices -- Offices for Visitation of the Sick -- Litanies -- Miscellaneous -- Part II -- Occasional Offices -- Benedictions -- Pontifical -- Bibliotheca Sacerdotalis -- Index to Collects.
Contents of Part I: Private Offices: Prime -- Tierce -- Sext -- None -- Compline -- Self-Examination -- Ejaculations -- Office Before Celebrating -- Prayers While Vesting -- Directing the Intention -- Private Prayers at Celebration -- Offices after Celebrating -- Prayers with Choir in Vestry -- Itinerary -- Collects, etc., for Use of Clergy.
Contents of Part I: Occasional Services: Office for Confession -- Office for Visitation of Prisoner -- Office with Friends of Prisoner -- Various Benedictions -- Personal Benedictions -- Benediction of Civil Marriage.
Contents of Part I: School Offices: Office for Day School -- Office for Night School -- Office for Sunday School.
Contents of Part I: Parochial Offices: Office for Bible Class -- Office for Confirmation Class -- Office for Communion Class -- Scheme for Cottage Lecture -- Office for Missionary Meeting -- Office for District Visitors' Meeting -- Office for Parochial Guild -- Office for Admission to Parochial Guild.
Contents of Part I: Offices for Visitation of the Sick: General Office for Sick -- For One Troubled in Mind -- In a Lingering Illness -- For Aged and Infirm -- For Blind Person -- For Sick Woman in Childbed -- After a Miscarriage -- For a Sick Child -- Benediction of Sick Child -- For a Dying Child -- After an Accident -- Before an Operation -- Thanksgiving after Operation -- In Great Bodily Pain -- In Fever -- In Great Languor or Exhaustion -- In Nervousness -- For One Insensible or Deranged -- In Sleeplessness -- After Attempted Suicide -- For Careless Liver or Great Sinner -- With Married Woman after Childbirth -- With Unmarried Woman after Childbirth -- For a Penitent -- Before Receiving Holy Communion -- Communion of Sick, with Reserved Sacrament -- After Receiving Holy Communion -- Spiritual Communion -- For One Recovering -- Thanksgiving for Recovery -- For One Unlikely to Recover -- Before Making a Will -- Anointing the Sick -- For Dying Communicant -- For Dying Non-communicant -- Commendation of Departing Soul -- With Friends of Departed -- Scripture Readings for Sick -- Prayers for Sick -- Hymns for Sick.
Contents of Part I: Litanies: Litany for Sick -- Short Litany for Sick Adult -- Litany for Dying -- Litany for Dead -- Litany of Name of Jesus -- Litany of Holy Childhood -- Litany of Blessed Sacrament -- Litany of the Passion -- Litany of the Resurrection -- Litany of the Holy Ghost -- Litany of Penitence -- Litany of Thanksgiving.
Contents of Part I: Miscellaneous: Notes on Visitation of Sick -- Notes on Sins, and their Remedies -- Notes on Practice of Holiness -- Instructions on Christian Doctrine -- Classified Table of Psalms -- Classified Table of Collects -- Classified Table of Epistles -- Classified Table of Gospel.
Contents of Part II: Occasional Offices: Office for Ruridecanal Synod or Clerical Meeting -- Office for Admission of Choristers -- Office for Admitting Server -- Office for Adoption of Child -- Form of Reconciliation of Penitent -- Form of Reconciliation of Lapsed Churchman -- Form of Reconciliation of Baptized Dissenter -- Office for those at Sea in a Storm.
Contents of Part I: Benedictions: Form for Blessing Water -- For for Laying Foundation-stone of Church -- Benediction of Chapel -- Benediction of College, or Religious House -- Benediction of Parish or Mission Room -- Office for Laying First Stone of Clergy-House -- Benediction of Clergy-House -- Office for Laying Foundation-stone of School -- Benediction of New School-house -- Induction of School Teachers -- Office for Circuit of Parish in Rogation-tide -- Office for Blessing Candles -- Office for Blessing Ashes -- Office for Blessing Palms and Flowers -- Office for Washing Altar -- Form of Reconciliation of Profaned Font -- Office for Benediction of Lectern -- Office for Dedication of Organ -- Office for Unveiling and Dedication of New Church Window -- Office for Benediction of Lifeboat -- Office for Making a Catechumen -- Office for Renewal of Baptismal Vows -- Office for Church Decorations -- Office for Burial of Children -- Abridged Office for Holy Communion -- Collects, Epistles, Gospels, and Post-Communions for Special Purposes -- Notes on Confession -- Notes on Direction -- Notes on Missions -- Notes on Retreats -- Justification -- Anglican Orders.
Contents of Part II: Pontifical: Confirmation of Bishop Elect -- Office for Enthronement of Bishop -- The Visitation of a Bishop -- Installation of Dean or Provost -- Installation of Canon or Prebendary -- Order for Provincial or Diocesan Synod -- Ordination of Readers -- Ordination of Subdeacons -- Institution of Incumbent of Parish or Church -- Office for Sending Forth a Missionary -- Form of Degradation from Holy Orders -- Office for Reconciliation of a Lapsed Cleric -- Admission of Novice into Brotherhood -- Profession of Brother -- Installation of a Superior of Brotherhood -- Clothing of Novice in Sisterhood -- Form for Profession of Sister -- Installation of a Mother Superior -- Admission of Deaconess -- Order for Consecration of a Church -- Consecration of Cemetery -- Reopening of Church -- Consecration of Portable Altar -- Benediction of Church Bell -- Consecration of Chrism and Holy Oils -- Benediction of Oil for Sick: A Simpler Form -- Benediction of Little Children -- Private Prayers for Bishops -- Self-Examination on Episcopal Life and Duties -- Scheme of Articles of Episcopal Visitation.