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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, whether before or after. Septuagesima
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 Whitsun. St. 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 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.