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Many times in the Swedish Church Records, a minister recorded the date of an event according to the liturgical year (the church year) rather than by a common calendar date that we would recognize. It then becomes important to know something about these dates and how to convert them into calendar dates. There are two major categories of feast days, fixed and moveable. Fixed feast days occur on the same date each year and do not vary. An example of a fixed feast day is Christmas which always occurs on December 25 every year with no exceptions. Easter is, however, an example of a moveable feast day because Easter occurs on a different date each year.
To convert a Moveable Feast Date that you see in a record to a modern calendar date choose the year that you are working in from the following table: