Moveable Feast Day Calendar for Sweden
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Many times in the Swedish Church Records, a minister recorded events by the appropriate feast day rather than by the calendar date. 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: