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 lafier. Advent Sunday is always the nearest Sunday to the Feast of St. Andrew, whether before or ter. Septuagesima Nine Eight Weeks before Sunday is Easter. Six Five Weeks Forty Days After Easter. Seven Weeks Eight Weeks 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. 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. Week. A TABLE OF FASTS. Good-Friday. 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. 16 A TABLE to find Easter-Day, from the present Time, till the Year, Golden Day of the Sunday 1899, inclusive. Number. Month. Letter. 14 March 21 CDEFGABCDEFGARCDEFGARODRFGARCDEFGARC Ꭰ 20 21 22 23 24 25 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. A G F 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 there be no remainder, then A is the Sunday Letter; but if any number remain, then the Letter standing against that number in the small annexed Table, is the Sunday (6B) Letter. 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. SUNDAY LETTERS. 21 14 TO make use of the preceding Table, find the Sunday Let15 ter for the Year in the 8 uppermost line, and 25 the Golden No. or 15 Prime, in the column Mar. 31 Ap. 1 of Golden Nos. and 22 against the Prime in 8the 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, B C D E F G 141 II. Ap. 9 3 7 III. Mar. 26 21 IV. Ap. 16 14 V. Ap. 2 VI. Ap. 23 VII. Ap. 9 VIII. Ap. 2 IX. Ap. 16 X. Ap. 9 XI. Mar. 26 A TABLE to find Easter-Day, from the year 1900, to the Year 2199, inclusive. linum. Golden Day of the Sunday, Golden Day of the Sunday THE Golden NumNum. Month. Letter. Month. Letter. bers in the fore14 March 22 7 April going Calendar, will 81 G 3 23 point out the days of the 9 Paschal Full Moons, till 24 15 101 B 11 25 the year of our Lord 11 с 1900; at which time. 12 in order that the Eccle19 12 131 siastical Full Moons 8 14 may fall nearly on the 16 same days with the 16 real Full Moons, the 5 17 17 Golden Numbers must April 6 18 be removed to different 13 19 2 days of the Calendar. 20 E as is done in the an. 21 10 nexed Table, which 22 G contains so much of the 23 Calendar then to be 18 24 used, as is necessary 23 for finding the Pascual Bull Moons, and the Feast of Easter, from the year 1900, to the Year 2199, inclusive. This Table to be made use of, in all respects, as the first Table, before inserted for finding Easter, till the Year 1899. ACAUAMUA GENERAL TABLES for finding the Dominical or Sunday Letter, and the aces of the Holden Numbers in the Calendar To find the Dominical or Sunday Letter for any given Year of our Lord, add to the Year its fourth part, omitting fractions, and also the Number, which, in Table I. standeth au the top of the Column wherein the number of hundreds contained in that given Year is found: Divide the sum by 7, and if there be no reniainder, then A. is the Sunday! Letter ; but if any Nam ber remain, then the Letter which stander! under that Number at the top of the Table, in the Sunday Letter. 1 2 31 2 Years of Years of ourLord ourLord B 1600 0 B 4000 10 B 1700 1 4100 11 4200 12 1900 4300 12 B 2000 2 B 4400 12 B 4500 13 3 Month to which the Golden Numbers ought to be prefixed in the Calendar in any given year of our Lord, consisting of entire hundred 20 years, and in all the intermediate 21 years betwixt that and the next hun22 dredth year following, look in the se23 cond column of Table II. for the giv 22 en year, consisting of entire hun 23 dreds; and note the number or cy24 pher which stands against it in the 24 third column; then in Table III. look 24 for the same number in the column 25 under any given Golden Number, 25 which when you have found, guide 26 your eye sideways to the left hand, 26 and in the first column you will find 26 the month and the day to which that 27 Golden Number ought to be pre28 fixed in the Calendar, during that 27 period of one hundred years. 7500 8200 8400 The Letter B prefixed to certain 29 hundredth years in Table II. denotes 29 those years which are still to be ac29 counted Bissextile or Leap Years in o the new Calendar; whereas all the other hundredth years are to be accounted only common years. TABLE III. THE GOLDEN NUMBERS. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10|11|12|13|14|15116117118|19|| 22 15 26 81191 0|11|22| 3|14|25| 4 15 26 5 16 27 7 18 29 10 21 213 24: 16 27 6 17 28 920 11223 2 13 24 14|25| 6|17|28| 9120] 17 28 9 20 112 23 4 213 24 15 26 7 18 29 10/21 16 27 8 19 011122 16 27 8 19 01122 3 14 25 17 28 9 20 5|16|27| 15 26 7 819 6 17 28 9 20 112 23 24 125 16/27 19 01122 112 23 6/17 28 9 20 112 23 415 26 17 28 9/20 15126] 7118129|10|21| 16 27 819 01122 17 28 9 20 11223 7 18 29 10 21 213 |7|18|29|10|21|2|13|24| 5|16|27| 8|19| 011 |22| 3|14|25| 16 27 819 01122 3; 617 28 9/20 1|12|23| 4|15|26| 7|18|29|10|21| 516 27 819 01122 617 28 920 1 12 23 18 29 10 21 21324 1122 314|25| 1|12|23 2|13|24] 5 314 25 617 4 15 26 7 516 27 8 21324 31425 |