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POR THE MOVEABLE AND IMMOVEABLE FEASTS;
TOGETHER WITH THE DAYS OF FASTING AND ABSTINENCE,
TO KNOW WHEN THE MOVEABLE FEASTS AND HOLY-DAYS BEGIN. TOASTER-DAY, on which the rest depend, is always the First Sunday after the Full "Mxm. which happens upon or next after the Twenty-" *' " .>-.-..
first Day of March ; and if thi s happen upon a Sunday, Easter-Day is the Sunday after. I is always the nearest Sunday to the Fesul of St. Andrew, whether I after. Stptuagesima Stxagetima Quinquagtsi ma ifuadraijesima Rogation-Sunday Ascension- Day
Weeks before Easter.
A TABLE OF FEASTS,
All Sundays in the Year.
The Circumcision of our Lord JESUS
The Nativity of St. John the Baptist.
St. James the Apostle,
St. Bartholomew the Apostle.
St. Matthew the Apostle.
St. Michael and all Angels.
St. Luke the Evangelist
St. Simon and St. Jude the Apostles.
St. Andrew the Apostle,
St. Thomas the Apostle.
The Nativity of our Lord JESUS CHRIST.
St. Stephen the Martyr.
St. John the Evangelist.
The Holy Innocents.
Monday and Tuesday in Easter-Week.
Monday and Tuesday in Whitsun-Week.
A TABLE OF FASTS.
OTHER DAYS OF FASTING,
ON WHICH THE CHURCH REQUIRES SUCH A MEASURE OF ABSTINENCE
IL The Eniber-Davs at the Four Seasons, (The First Sunday in Lent.
being the < The Feast of Pentecost.
Wednesday Friday, and Saturday after ( September ]4, and December 13.
III. The three Rogation-Days, Ifing the Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday before
Holy-Thursday, or the Ascension of our land.
IV. All the Fridays in the Year, except Christ mat-Day.
Id addition to the above, the first Thursday in November (or, if ary other day be appoinlcd by the Civil Authority, then such day) shall he observed as a Diy of Thanksftn'ng- to Almighty God, for the Fruits of the Earth, and all other Blessings of tiia ■arrwul Providence.
A TABLE TO FIND EASTER-DAY, rBOM THE PRESENT TIME TILL T11K YEAR 1609, INCLUSIVE.
rpiIIS Table contain* to much or I'd Vnlm *■ dar u is necessary for Die determining of Eastrr; to find which, look for lie Golden Number of the year in the first column of the Table, against which elands the day of the Paschal Fu 1 Moon; me look at the third column Tor Die Sunday Letter, neit after Ihe day of the Full Moo<<; and the day of he month standing against that Sumlav Letter is Imaged. If the Full Mo on happens upon a Sunday, 'hen (according tt> (he we rule) the next Sunday after is EaMcr-L
To find the Golden Number, or Prime, add 1 to the year of our Lor I, and then divide by 19; the <eroainder, if any, is the Golden Number; but if nothing remain, then I'J is the Golden Number.
To find the Dominica] or Sunday Letter, according to the Calendar, until the year 1 -'■'>, inclusive, add to the year of our Lord its fourth part, omitting fractions, divide the sum by 7, and if there be no remainder, then A is
A TABLE OF THE DAYS ON WHICH EASTER WILL FALL
FOR THIRTY-EIGHT YEARS. BEING THE TIME OF TWO CYCLES OF |
A TABLE OF THE MOVEABLE FEASTS, ACCORDING TO THE SEVERAL DAYS THAT EASTER CAN POSSIBLY FALL UPON.