Daily Prayers for the Family

Daily Prayers for the Family : Daily Prayers for the Family Is an Easy to Use Prayer Book for Orthodox Christians and Christians of Other Nicene Traditions.

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This is the second in a three part series of devotional prayer books from Deisis Publishing House titled Prayers for the Home and Family. My Hospital Prayer Guide, Prayers for the Family, and Prayers to the Theotokos are the first 3 in the Series created with the intention of giving faithful Christians a greater variety of prayers to enrich their devotional lives, and to cover the breadth of situations that we face in life that require us to call upon our Lord's guidance and comfort. These books can be purchased collectively or individually in kindle and hard copy formats. They have been lovingly written by Father John Maheras, an Orthodox Christian priest, who views it as a mission to make the rich spiritual treasures of Eastern Christianity available in the English language to Christians of all confessions who are seeking to deepen and broaden their devotional lives.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 34 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 2.03mm | 99.79g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • English
  • Illustrations, color
  • 1514394200
  • 9781514394205
  • 1,095,665

About Fr John G Maheras

Father John Maheras, was born in Cleveland, Ohio and raised in Miami, Florida. He entered Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology being graduated in 1961. He was further educated at Halki Theological School and received the Certificate of Graduation in 1962. Continuing at the Institut Ecumenique in Bossey, Switzerland, receiving the Licentiate diplome d'etudes approfondies and the Diplome d'etudes superieures specialisees with honors. Appointed to the staff of the Archdiocese in 1963, he organized and directed the Department of Youth and the Office of Ecumenism. During his ministry he developed the Youth Planbook and represented his Eminence at various conferences and meetings. Fr. John was ordained priest in the spring of 1966, being assigned to the Cathedral in New York City, continuing in his position at the Archdiocese. He has served in several parishes since then, offering his time and God given talent of relating to children and youth and offering sermons that are motivational, uplifting, didactic, and thought provoking. Under His Eminence Methodios of Boston, he served as a Board Member of the Massachusetts Council of Churches. In his capacity as Ecumenical Officer for the Metropolis of Boston, he represented the Bishop in a diversity of venues and voiced the concerns of our Patriarchate and Orthodoxy. His involvement with the Council of Churches was an active participation included environmental issues from an Orthodox perspective following the lead the Ecumenical Patriarchate, including the crisis of climate change and the impact it has on the world around us, calling for us to be responsible in protecting the world in which we live. Thus, it is our oikos-an ecology that is a responsibility of all human beings. Among his many board positions, he has served on the board of the Clergy Brotherhood, the Metropolitan Council, and others. Currently Fr. John helps formulate the Choir Liturgical Guidebook, the Ecclesiastical Calendar of daily readings, and previously authored the Altar Boy Guide and Psalmic Verses for Choirs and Chanters. Fr. John married Susan Thomas in 1965 (d. 2011), and together had 4 daughters who have graced him with 9 grandchildren.show more