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Speaking to God Released as eBook

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Jun 5, 2013

NEW YORK - Speaking to God, a collection of over seventy prayers written by His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America is now available as an ebook through all major online resellers including and Barnes and Noble as well as the Archdiocese’s Orthodox Marketplace.  This edition offers ease of access and reading using the latest features of Kindle, iPad, Nook, and Sony eBook Reader.

The Speaking to God ebook is available for $7.95 at as a download for iPad or Kindle.  The ebook edition is also now available free of charge with the purchase of the print edition through the Orthodox Marketplace. The Kindle version of the book is available at; the iBooks edition for the iPad and iPhone is available through iTunes or the iBooks app; and the Nook version at  See the direct links below.

Speaking to God is a helpful resource for daily prayer. It offers strength and inspiration through prayers that guide conversation with God and find in Him the love, wisdom, and peace needed in all of life’s experiences.  The ebook edition enhances the use of the prayers by making them accessible through tablets and smart phones.  Also, each prayer is linked to the table of contents so that readers can go to a specific prayer, or use other ebook features such as searching for topics, adding notes or prayer lists, or highlighting special passages.

The book was originally written in Greek in the 1960s. In its third edition, Speaking to God was translated into English and released by the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America last fall.  It has five sections or cycles, which include prayers on general themes and specific topics: (1) asking God to teach us how to pray; (2) talking to God about ourselves and our problems; (3) singing the praises of His glory and majesty; (4) entreating Him on behalf of our brothers and sisters; and (5) addressing the need for a real understanding of the Gospel.

This resource is also available in print through Orthodox Marketplace at  If you previously ordered a copy of the book through Orthodox Marketplace, you can receive access to the ebook edition by sending an email to from the email you used to purchase it.  You will receive a redeemable voucher to access the digital product.

Discounts and bulk ordering information of the print edition for parish and religious bookstores are available through the Department of Communications at 212-774-0244.  The Greek edition is also available through Orthodox Marketplace. The proceeds, as with all other publications authored by Archbishop Demetrios, will fund the Archbishop Demetrios Benevolent Fund.

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