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Reprint of the Book of Common Prayer

Reprint of the Book of Common Prayer

A Working Group has been established by the Standing Committee to arrange a reprint of the Book of Common Prayer, which is now completely out of stock.

A revised edition of the Book of Common Prayer will be going to press in 2018, and will include the various changes and additions that have been approved by meetings of the General Synod since 2005. It is intended that the pagination will remain unchanged (as far as this is possible).

However, the Working Group is hearing from parishes of an urgent need for copies of the Book of Common Prayer at the present time, and so is asking members of the clergy to tell them of this need, in order that the desired number of copies can be made available by the short–term reprint. This will be a reprint of the basic pew edition. It is hoped to keep the euro price as it currently stands (c. €20), depending on the number of copies printed; fluctuations in the exchange rate may affect the sterling price.

The Synod Officer, Dr Catherine Smith, would be grateful, therefore, if any clergy whose parishes would like to order the Book of Common Prayer in 2017 and the first half of 2018 would contact her by email by 31st March to let her know how many copies they require, so that the Working Group can order the appropriate number from the publisher.  Dr Smith can be contacted by email at catherine.smith@rcbdub.org

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