Norz, That if any of these Feast-Days fall upon a Monday, then the Vigil or Fast-Day shall be kept upon the Saturday, and not upon the Sunday next before it. Saint Thomas. DAYS OF FASTING, OR ABSTINENCE. I. The Forty Days of Lent. II. 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. 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. A TABLE TO FIND EASTER-DAY, FROM THE PRESENT TIME TILL THE YEAR 1899 INCLUSIVE, ACCORDING TO THE FOREGOING CALENDAR. 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 happens 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 remaineth, then 19 is the Golden Number. To find the Dominical or Sunday Letter, according to the Calendar, until the Year 1799 in clusive, add to the Year 0 А 6123456 against that Number in the small annexed Table, is the Sunday Letter. For the next Century, that is, from the Year 1800 till the Year 1899 in. clusive, add to the current Year only its Fourth Part, and then divide by 7, and proceed as in the last Rule. 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. any Number remaineth, then the Letter standing To make use of the preceding Table, find the Sunday Letter for the Year in the Uppermost Line, and the Golden Number, or Prime, in the Column of Golden Numbers, 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 Tables, by Descent, but Collateral. |