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FOR THE MOVEABLE AND IMMOVEABLE FEASTS;
TOGETHER WITH THE DAYS OF FASTING AND ABSTINENCE,
TO KNOW WHEN THE MOVEABLE FEASTS AND HOLY-DAYS BEGIN.
EASTER-DAY, on which the rest depen1, 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.
A TABLE OF FEASTS,
TO BE OBSERVED IN THIS CHURCH THROUGHOUT THE YEAR.
OTHER DAYS OF FASTING,
ON WHICH THE CHURCH REQUIRES SUCH A MEASURE OF ABSTINENCE
I. The Forty Days of Lent.
II. The Ember-Days at the Four Seasons, (The First Sunday in Lent.
The Feast of Pentecost.
Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday after September 14, and December 18. 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 Thanks giving to Almighty God, for the Fruits of the Earth, and all other Blessings of his merciful Providence.