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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.

ASTER-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, whether before or after. Septuagesima

Nine
Sexagesima

Eight
Quinquagesima
Sunday is

Weeks before Easter.
Quadragesima

Six
Rogation Sunday

Five Weeks
Ascension-Day

Forty Days
is

After Easter.
Whitsun-day

Seven Weeks
Trinity-Sunday

Eight Weeks.

Seven

A TABLE OF FEASTS,

TO BE OBSERVED IN THIS CHURCH THROUGHOUT THE YEAR.

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ON WHICH THE CHURCH REQUIRES SUCH A MEASURE OF ABSTINENCE AS IS MORE ESPE

CIALLY SUITED TO EXTRAORDINARY ACTS AND EXERCISES OF DEVOTION.

I. The Forty Days of Lent.
II. The Ember - Days at the Four Seasons, being the The First Sunday in Lent.

The Feast of Pentecost.
Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday after

September 14, and December 13.
III. The three Rogation-Days, being the Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday before Holy-Thursday,

or the Ascension of our LORD. IV. All the Fridays in the Year except Christmas-Day.

In addition to the above, the first Thursday in November (or, if any other 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.

A TABLE TO FIND EASTER-DAY,

FROM THE PRESENT TIME TILL THE YEAR 1899, INCLUSIVE.

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THIS Table contains so much of the Calen

dar as is necessary for the determining of Easter ; to find which, look for the Golden Number of the year in the first column of the Table, against which stands the day of the 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 month standing against that Sunday Letter is Easter-Day. If the Full Moon happen upon a Sunday, then (according to the first rule) the next Sunday after is Easter-Day.

To find the Golden Number, or Prime, add 1 to the year of our Lord, and then divide by 19; 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, according to the Calendar, until the year 1899, inclusive, add to the year

0 A of our Lord its fourth part, omitting 1 G fractions, divide the sum by 7, and 2 if there be no remainder, then A is the Sunday Letter; but if any num

D ber remain, then the Letter stand

C ing against that number in the

6 small annexed Table is the Sunday Letter,

X.

XVIII,
VII.

Xy.
IV.

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G
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B
C
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G
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B
C

NOTE, That in all Bissextile or Leap Years, the Letter found as above will be the Sunday Letter from the intercalated day exclusive, to the end of the year.

ANOTHER TABLE TO FIND EASTER,

TILL THE YEAR 1899, INCLUSIVE.

TO

or

SUNDAY LETTERS. GOLDEN

make use of the NUMBERS.

preceding Table,
A
B
C D
E

G

find the Sunday Letter

for the Year in the I. April 16

17
18 - 19

20
14

15

uppermost line, and II. April 9

3
4 - 5

6
7

8

the Golden Number, III. Mar, 26 27

28-29

23
24
25

Prime, in the IV. April 16 17

11 -12

13
14

15

column of Golden V. April 2

3
45

6 Mar. 31 April 1 Numbers, and against VI. April 23 24

25-19

20
21

22

the Prime, in the same VII. April 9 10

11 -12

13
14

8

line, under the Sunday VIII. April 2 3 Mar. 28 -29

30
31 April 1

Letter, you have the IX. April 16 17

18-19

20
21

22

Day of the Month on X. April 9 10

11-5

6
7

8

which Easter falleth XI. Mar. 26

27
28-29

30
31

25

that year. But,
XII.
April 16

17
18-19

13
14

15

NOTE, That the name
XIII.
April 2

3
4 5

6
7

8

of the Month is set on XIV. Mar. 26 27

28 22

23
24

25

the left hand, or just XV. April 16

10
11-12

13
14

15

with the figure, and XVI. April 2

3
4 - 5 Mar. 30 31 April 1 followeth not as

in XVII. April 23 24

18 -19

20
21

22

other Tables, by deXVIII. April 9 10

11-12

13
7

8

scent, but collaterally, XIX. April 2 Mar. 27 28 -29

30

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