Visitation of Prisoners


Visitation of Prisoners
   The title of an Office in the Prayer-book. It is not contained in the English Prayer-book but was taken from the Irish Book of Common Prayer of 1771 and inserted in the American Prayer-book in 1789. This is a very comprehensive and appropriate Office, proving of great value to the Clergy who are called to minister to the spiritual wants of prisoners.

American Church Dictionary and Cyclopedia. — New York, Thomas Whittaker. . 1901.

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