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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. 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.
The Conversion of St. Paul.
A 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.
St. Michael and All Angels.
St. Matthias the Apostle.
The Purification of the Blessed Virgin. All Saints.
St. Luke the Evangelist.
St. Simon and St. Jude, the Apostles.
St. Andrew the Apostle.
The Nativity of our Lord JESUS
St. Philip and St. James, the Apostles.
The Nativity of St. John the Baptist. (Monday and Tuesday in Easter Week.
St. James the Apostle.
A TABLE OF FASTS.
Other Days of Fasting; on which the Church requires such a Measure of Abstinence, as is more especially quited to extraordinary Acts and Exercises of Devotion.
1st. The Season of Lent.
2d. The Ember-Days at the Four Seasons, being the Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday after the first Sunday in Lent, the Feast of Pentecost, Septem ber 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 'n 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.
Another TABLE to find Easter, till the Year 1899, inclusive.
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THIS Table contains so much of the Calendar 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.
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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.
Note. That in all Bissextile or LeapYears, the Letter found as above will be the Sunday Letter from the intercalated day exclusive, to the end of the year.
To find the Dominical or Sunday Letter according to the Calendar, until the year 1899 inclusive, add to the year of our Lord its fourth part, omitting fractions, divide the sum by 7, and if 2F there be no remainder, then A is the 3 E Sunday Letter; but if any number 4 D remain, then the Letter standing 5C against that number in the small an- 6 B nexed Table, is the Sunday Letter.
uppermost line, and 25 the Golden No. or 15 Prime, in the column 6 Mar.31 Ap.1 of Golden Nos. and 21-22 against the Prime in 8 the same line, under 31 Ap.1 the Sunday letter, you 22 have the day of the 8 Month on which Eas 25 ter falleth that Year 15 But,
8 Note, That the name 25 of the month is set on 15 the Left Hand, or just |
31 Ap.1 with the Figure, and
TO make use of the preceding Table, find the Sunday Let 15 ter for the Year in the