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St Alban’s Press is very pleased to publish it’s 2nd edition of the Book of the Parochial Use. This 832 page volume represents five years of collaborative academic and practical study. It contains the complete round of services necessary for the administration of the Use of Sarum in a parish context. The whole book is translated using traditional liturgical English, as well as lyrical translations of the Sarum Sequences and Processionals put into easily singable hymn formats, and with well known tunes in mind. All services are adapted to the use of a small church or chapel, with clear rubrical instructions, and can be conducted easily by a single Priest and Clerk or altar server. This book currently serves as the foundational text for the Orthodox Western Rite parishes of the Diocese of the British Isles.


The new edition will include marker ribbon and head & tail bands as standard.


Hardback and gold stamped. 832 pages. 7.75 in. x 5.25 in.

Book of the Parochial Use (Sarum Rite)