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T TABLES and RULES for the Moveable and Immoveable
Feasts ; together with the Days of Fasting and Abstinence through the whole Year.
RULES, to know when the Moveable Feasts and Holy-Days begin. EASTER-DAY, on which the rest depend, is always the first Sunday after
the Full Moon, which happens upon or next after the twenty-first day of March; and if the Full Moon happen upon a Sunday, Easter-day is the Sunday after.
Advent Sunday is always the nearest Sunday to the Feast of St. Andrew,
Eight Weeks before
4 TABLE OF FEASTS, to be observed in this Church throughout
the Year. All Sundays in the Year.
St. Bartholomew the Apostle. The Circumcision of our Lord JESUS St. Matthew the Apostle. CHRIST.
St. Michael and All Angels. The Epiphany
St. Luke the Evangelist. The Conversion of St. Paul.
St. Simon and St. Jude, the Apostles. The Purification of the Blessed Virgin. All Saints. St. Matthias the Apostle.
St. Andrew the Apostle. The Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin. St. Thomas the Apostle. St. Mark the Evangelist.
The Nativity of our Lord JESUS St. Philip and St. James, the Apostles. CHRIST. The Ascension of our Lord JESUS St. Stephen the Martyr. CHRIST.
St. John the Evangelist. St. Barnabas.
The Holy Innocents. The Nativity of St. John the Baptist. Monday and Tuesday in Easter Week. St. Peter the Apostle.
Monday and Tuesday in WhitsunSt. James the Apostle.
A TABLE OF FASTS.
Good-Friday. Other Days of Fasting ; on which the Church requires such a Measure of Abstinence, as is more especially suited to extraordinary Acts and Exercises of Devotion. 1st. The forty days of Lent.
2nd. The Ember-Days at the Four Seasons, being the Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday after the first Sunday in Lent, the Feast of Pentecost, September 14, and December 13.
3d. The Three Rogation Days, being the Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday before Holy Thursday, or the Ascension of our Lord.
4th. All the Fridays in the Year, except Christmas-Day.
In addition to the above, the first Thursday in November (or, if any otber day be appointed by the civil authority, then such day) shall be observed as a day of Thanksgiving to. Almighty God, for the Fruits of the Earth, and all other Blessings of his merciful Providence.
T TABLES FOR FINDING THE HOL Y-DAYS. A TABLE to find Easter-Day, from the present Time, till the Yeur, Golden Day of the Sunday 1899, inclusive. Number. Month. Letter.
14 March 21 с THIS Table contains so much of the Calen3
22 D dar as is necessary for the determining of
23 E Easter; to find which, look for the Golden 11
Number of the year in the first column of the
Table, against which stands the day of the 19
Paschal Full Moon: then look in the third column for the Sunday Letter, next after the
day of the Full Moon; and the day of the 16
month standing against that Sunday Letter is Easter-Day. If the Full Moon happen upon
a Sunday, then (according to the first rule) the 13 April
next Sunday after is Easter-Day. 2
To find the Golden Number or Prime, add 1
to the year of our Lord, and then divide by 19 10
the remainder, if any, is the Golden Number but if nothing remain, then 19 is the Golden Number.
To find the Dominical or Sunday Letter ac
cording to the Calendar until the year 15
1899 inclusive, add to the year of our OA 10 B Lord its fourth part, omitting fractions, 1
11 C divide the sum by 7, and if there be no 12
12 D remainder, then X is the Sunday Letter;
14 F ter standing against that number in the
15 G small annexed Table, is the Sunday
Note, That in all Bissextile or Leap Years, 18
the Letter found as above will be the Sunday 19
Letter from the intercalated day exclusive, to 20
the end of the year.
To make use of the Numb.
preceding Table, B с DI E
find the Sunday Let-| 1. Ap. 16
171 18119 20 14 15 ter for the Year in the II. Ap. 9 31 4/5 6
7 8 uppermost line, and III. Mar. 26 27 28 29 23 24 25 the Golden No. or IV. Ap. 16
17 11/12 131 14 15 Prime, in the column V.
|Ap. 2 3 4 5 6 Mar. 31 Ap. 1 of Golden Nos. and VI. Ap. 23 24 2519 20 21 22 against the Prime in VII. Ap. 9
101 11 12 13 14 8 the same line, under VIII. Ap. 2
3 Mar. 28 29 30 31 Ap. 1 the Sunday letter, you IX. Ap. 16 17 18/19 20 21 22 have the day of the X. Ap. 9 10 11 5 6
7 8 Month on which Eas. XI. Mar. 26 27 28 29 30 31) 25 ter falleth that Year. XII. Ap. 16
17 18 19 13 14 15 But. XIII. Ap. 2
7 8] Note, That the name Mar. 26 27
231 24 25 of the Month is on XV. Ap. 16 10 1112
14 15 the Left hand, or just XVI. Ap. 2 3 45 Mar. 30 31 Ap. 1 with the Figúre, and XVII. Ap. 23 24 18/19 201 21 22 followeth not as in XVIII. Ap. 9 10 11/12 131 7 8 other Tables, by desXIX. lap. 2) Mar. 27 28 29 30 31 Ap. 1 cent, but collaterally