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(Drawn up by a Committee of the Convocation of the
Church of Englands
When two Feasts or Holy Days happen to fall upon the same day then shal! be said the whole service proper to the day placed in the left-hand column of the following table: and whenever in the service, the collect for the day is appointed to be said, then shall the collect for the day placed in the right-hand column, immediately follow.
First Sunday in Advent takes precedence of St. Andrew,
TO BE OBSERVED IN THIS CHURCH THROUGHOUT THE YEAR.
The Transfiguration of our Lord
St. Bartholomew the Apostle.
St. Simon and St. Jude the Apostles.
St. Andrew the Apostle.
St. Thomas the Apostle.
The Nativity of our Lord JESUS
St. Stephen the Martyr.
Monday and Tuesday in Easterweek.
Monday and Tuesday in Whitsunweek.
A Cable of Fasts.
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,
I. The Forty Days of Lent.
II. The Ember-days at the Four Seasons,
Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday
The First Sunday in Lent. The Feast of Pentecost, September 14, and December 13.
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.
WHEN TWO FEASTS OR HOLY DAYS FALL UPON THE SAME DAY. (Drawn up by a Committee of the Convocation of the Church of England.)
When two Feasts or Holy Days happen to fall upon the same day, then shall be said the whole service proper to the day, placed in the left-hand column of the following table; and, wheresoever in the service, the collect for the day is appointed to be said, then shall the collect for the day placed in the right-hand column, immediately follow.
First Sunday in Advent takes precedence of St. Andrew.
THE EUCHARISTIC OFFERING.
THE LORD'S SUPPER A EUCHARIST WHICH WE OFFER THROUGH COMMUNION WITH THE LORD.
"Eucharist" and "Communion" the most ancient and widely used names of the Lord's Supper.-Of the many names which the Church has given to this service, the two most familiarly known, as having been most widely used, and as setting forth most clearly the two great features of the service, are Eucharist and Communion. It is true that the latter was never, perhaps, used strictly as a title for the service, like Liturgy, and, as a designation for the whole Office, has no claim to primitive use; yet inasmuch as it was used by S. Paul to express the act of participation in the central part of what is now called the Communion Office, and inasmuch as it embodies a principle which runs through the service, its later application admits of ample justification." With regard to the title Eucharist," it is not too much to say that it was the favorite
1 Luckock, "The Divine Liturgy," pp. 22, 23.