Proclamation of Easter and the Moveable Feasts 2017
Know, dear brethren (brothers and sisters),
that, as we have rejoiced at the Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ,
so by leave of God’s mercy we announce to you also the joy of his Resurrection,
who is our Savior.
On the first day of March will fall Ash Wednesday,
and the beginning of the fast of the most sacred Lenten season.
On the sixteenth day of April you will celebrate with joy Easter Day,
the Paschal feast of our Lord Jesus Christ.
On the twenty-fifth day of May will be the Ascension of our Lord Jesus Christ.
On the fourth day of June, the feast of Pentecost.
On the eighteenth day of June the feast of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ.
On the third day of December, the First Sunday of the Advent of our Lord Jesus Christ,
to whom is honor and glory for ever and ever.