"Dearly beloved brethren, you shall know that as we have rejoiced in the Birth of our Lord Jesus Christ, so there is announced to you by the mercy of God the joyous observance of the Resurrection of the same our Savior:
February 18th is Septuagesima Sunday.
On March 7th Ash Wednesday begins the most holy season of Lent.
On April 15th we shall celebrate with great rejoicing the holy Easter Festival of our Lord Jesus Christ.
May 24th is the Feast of the Ascension of Our Lord Jesus Christ.
June 3rd is the Feast of Pentecost.
December 2nd is the First Sunday in the Advent of Our Lord Jesus Christ, to Whom be honor and glory, world without end. Amen."
[Ed. Note: Those planning other important activities throughout the year of grace 1759 may find a full calendar of the year useful.]