¶ 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 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. A TABLE OF FEASTS, TO BE OBSERVED IN THIS CHURCH 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. 2d. 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. A TABLE TO FIND EASTER-DAY, FROM THE PRESENT TIME, TILL THE YEAR 1899 INCLUSIVE. 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. 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 Nunber; but if nothing remain, then 19 is the Golden Number. ANOTHER TABLE TO FIND EASTER, TILL THE YEAR 1899 INCLUSIVE. To make use of the preceding Table, find the Sunday Letter for the Year in the uppermost line, and the Golden No. or Prime, in the column of Golden Nos.; and against the Prime in the same line, under the Sunday Letter, you have the day of the Month on which Easter falleth that Year. But, Note, That the name. of the Month is set on the Left hand, or just with the Figure. and followeth not as in other Taples, by descent, but collaterally. ( 17 ) EIGHT YEARS, BEING THE TIME OF TWO CYCLES OF THE MOON. A TABLE OF THE MOVEABLE FEASTS, ACCORDING TO THE SEVERAL DAYS THAT EASTER CAN POSSIBLY FALL UPON. after ཝཱ Z 123 Note, That in a Bissextile or Leap-Year, the number of Sundays |