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FEBRUARY 2 The Purification, or Candlemas-day.

24 St. Matthias, Apostle.
MARCH 19 St. Joseph, Spouse of the B. Virgin.

25 The Annunciation of the B.V. or Lady-day.

APRIL 23 St. George the Martyr.

MAY

1 St. Philip and St. James, Apostles.

3 The Finding of the Cross.

JUNE 24 The Nativity of St. John, Baptist.
JULY 25 St. James, Apostle.

26 St. Anne, Mother of the B. Virgin.
AUGUST 10 St. Lawrence, Martyr.

24 St. Bartholomew, Apostle.

SEPTEMBER 8 The Nativity of the B. Virgin.

21 St. Matthew, Apostle.

29 Michaelmas-day.

OCTOBER 28 St. Simon and St. Jude.

NOVEMBER 30 St. Andrew, Apostle.

DECEMBER 8 The Conception of the B. Virgin.

21 St. Thomas, Apostle.

26 St. Stephen the Martyr.

27 St. John, Apostle.

28 Holy Innocents.

29 St. Thomas of Canterbury.

Easter Monday and Tuesday.
Monday and Tuesday in Whitsun-week.

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FASTING DAYS.
All the week-days of Lent, beginning on Ash-Wednesday,
The Wednesdays and Fridays in Advent.
Ember-days, four times a year, viz.

Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays.
1. Next after the first Sunday in Lent.
2. In Whitsun-week.
3. Next after the fourteenth of September.
4. Next after the third Sunday of Advent.

DAYS OF ABSTINENCE FROM FLESH-MEAT.

All Fridays, except when Christmas-day falls on a Friday.

VIGILS, WITH FASTS OF OBLIGATION ANNEXED TO

THEM.

1. The Vigil of SS. Peter and Paul, June 28.
2. The Vigil of the Assumption, August 14.
3. The Vigil of All Saints, October 31.
4. The Vigil of the Nativity of our Lord, December 24.
5. The Vigil of Pentecost.

The solemnising of Marriage is forbidden from the first Sunday in Advent until after the Twelfth-day, and from the beginning of Lent until Low-Sunday.

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