Liturgical Books

Chaldean Liturgical Books

Through the Chaldean Media Center, the Chaldean Catholic Diocese of St. Peter the Apostle has published a number of books of the Chaldean Liturgy. You may now find them here, on to enjoy, read and download. It is our wish to share the beauty of the Chaldean Liturgy with the world, and especially with those of our Eastern Rite.

If you would like to purchase a published book, please email your request to

As time goes on and we digitize more and more of our books, they will become available online.



After a decade of study and work, St. Peter Diocese is proud to announce that two major liturgical volumes, Emmanuel and Qtapta, have been completed and are now available to the faithful.

Emmanuel contains two sections:

1. The Public Prayer of the Chaldean Church (Ramsha and Sapra) for Sundays, Memorials and Ordinary Days, translated into vernacular Chaldean as well as singable English. This section also includes a complete translation of Ba’utha.

2. Kahnayta, which is a volume of all the reformed Sacramental Rites of the Chaldean Church (Mass, Baptism & Confirmation, Absolution & Confession, Nishan & Marriage, Anointing of the Sick, and Funeral), available in both vernacular Chaldean and English, as well as selected Arabic. This section also includes devotional prayers such as Eucharistic adoration, as well as various blessings.

The Emmanuel book is available for sale on


The Kahnayta is the Chaldean Rite Sacramental used in St. Peter Diocese. It contains the Rituals of: Baptism and Confirmation, Absolution and Confession, Engagement and Marriage, Anointing of the Sick and Funeral.

The entire book is available online and has also been broken down into five smaller documents.

  • Baptism and Confirmation
  • Absolution and Confession
  • Engagement and Marriage
  • Anointing of the Sick
  • Funerals