Calculating Feast Days

Phil Factor generates feast days:

I’ve been determined to produce a SQL Expression that was able to tell you when all the feasts and saints days are. In the following example, I’ve only put the major feast days that were generally celebrated in Britain before the reformation, but it is very easy to add or take away what I’ve given you to taste.

A fitting topic for America’s premier feast day.

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