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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.
MASTER-DAY, on which the rest depend, is always the First Sunday after the Ful!
Moon, which happens upon or next after the Twenty-first Day of March, and ir
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.
TO BE OBSERVED IN THIS CHURCH THROUGHOUT THE YEAR.
ON WHICH THE CHURCH REQUIRES SUCH A MEASURE OF ABSTINENCE AS 18 MORE ESPECIALLY SUITED TO EXTRAORDINARY ACTS
AND EXERCISES OF DEVOTION.
I. The Forty Days of Lent.
II. The Ember-Days at the Four Seasons,
Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday after (
The First Sunday in Lent.
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 Thanksgiving to Almighty God, for the Fruits of the Earth, and all other Blessings of his merciful Providence.