Reference Books


Experiences During the Divine Liturgy*, Protopresbyter Stephanos K. Anagnostopoulos, Piraeus 2008


The Divine Liturgy of Saint John Chrysostom*, Fr George L. Papadeas, Patmos Press, 1981


Living the Liturgy, Stanley S. Harakas, Light and Life Pub., 1974


On the Divine Liturgy, St. Germanus of Constantinople ,trans. Paul Meyendorff, St. Vladimir's Seminary Press, 1999


A Commentary on the Divine Liturgy, Nicholas Cabasilas, trans. J. M. Hussey & R. M. French, St. Vladimir's Seminary Press, 2002


The Eucharist, Alexander Schmemann, trans. Paul Kachur, St. Vladimir's Seminary Press, 2003


The Byzantine-Slav Liturgy of Saint John Chrysostom: Its Origin and Evolution, by Casimir Kucharek, Alleluia Press, 1971


On The Divine Liturgy, Vol 1 & 2, by Augoustinos N. Kantiotes, Bishop of Florina, Greece, trans. by Asterios Gerostergios, Institute for Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies, Boston, 1986

* Primary resources for these web pages

Articles and Commentary


Introduction to the Divine Liturgy by Rev. George Mastrantoni


Symbol and Reality in the Divine Liturgy by Father Pavlos Koumariano


"The Holies for the Holy" An Overview of the Divine Liturgy by Protopresbyter Michael Pomazansky


Divine Liturgy of Saint John Chrysostom -- Text


The Evolution of the Byzantine Divine Liturgy
by Robert Taft S. J.



Complete service with commentary by Father Tom Pistolis


Proskomide - The service that takes place during Orthros to prepare the bread, wine and water for the Eucharist.


Link to YouTube Playlist with 21 short videos of the complete Divine Liturgy with Commentary by Fr Tom Pistolis.