Resolution Number: 1976-A111
Title: Authorize Optional Use of the Revised Lesser Feasts and Fasts
Legislative Action Taken: Concurred
Final Text:

Resolved, That this Sixty-Fifth General Convention authorize for optional use, throughout this Church, that certain document entitled "The Calendar and the Collects, Psalms, and Lessons for the Lesser Feasts and Fasts," Revised Edition, prepared by the Standing Liturgical Commission, published by The Church Hymnal Corporation (and appended to this Report); Provided that the use of this Document be according to the "Tables and Rules for the Movable and Immovable Feasts, etc." in The Book of Common Prayer, or according to the rules of "The Calendar of the Church Year," published in The Proposed Book of Common Prayer as authorized by this Sixty-Fifth General Convention for trial use, in accordance with the Provisions of Clause (b) of Article X of the Constitution.

Citation: General Convention, Journal of the General Convention of...The Episcopal Church, Minneapolis, 1976 (New York: General Convention, 1977), p. C-10.

Legislative History

Author: The Standing Liturgical Commission
Originating House: House of Deputies
Originating Committee: Committee on Prayer Book and Liturgy

House of Deputies

On the Ninth Day, Deputy Lemoine (Long Island) presented Report #9 on Resolution A-111, The Lesser Feasts and Fasts and moved its adoption, as follows:

Original Text of Resolution:

(A111)

Resolved, the House of Bishops concurring, That this Sixty-Fifth General Convention authorize for optional use, throughout this Church, that certain document entitled "The Calendar and the Collects, Psalms, and Lessons for the Lesser Feasts and Fasts," Revised Edition, prepared by the Standing Liturgical Commission, published by The Church Hymnal Corporation (and appended to this Report); Provided that the use of this Document be according to the "Tables and Rules for the Movable and Immovable Feasts, etc." in The Book of Common Prayer, or according to the rules of "The Calendar of the Church Year," published in The Proposed Book of Common Prayer as authorized by this Sixty-Fifth General Convention for trial use, in accordance with the Provisions of Clause (b) of Article X of the Constitution.

Resolution adopted

(Communicated to the House of Bishops in HD Message #111)

House of Bishops

The Secretary read Message #111 from the House of Deputies.

The House concurred.

(Communicated to the House of Deputies in HB Message #163)

Report Reference:   Journal , 1976, p. AA-279.
Abstract:   The 65th General Convention authorizes for optional use the revised edition of The Calendar and the Collects, Psalms, and Lessons for the Lesser Feasts and Fasts.
Notes:  

The document entitled "The Calendar and the Collects, Psalms, and Lessons for the Lesser Feasts and Fasts" was not appended to the Report in Journal, 1976 as indicated in the final text of the resolution.