Sundays in the German Church Year � recorded from church in Kirchspeil Wilstedt, Hannover in the Year 1716. The number following is the number Communicanten, or communing. Wilstedt and the Gemeinde Fischerhude are just a few Kilometers east of Bremen.

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---- Circumciso Domini if it occures on Sunday is Janurary 1st � The circumcision and the Name of Jesus given

1 � 1st Epiphania, 1st Sunday after Epiphany on January 6th � 53

2 � 2nd Epiphania � 65

3 � 3rd Epiphania � 47 Zwischen 3rd und 4th

- Krank � 1

4 � 4th Epiphania � 68 (note Epiphany Season is 1 to 6 Weeks depending on the date Easter falls, early or late)

5 � Septuages:(ima) � 37, 9th Sunday before Easter probably January 25th

6 � 11 February, Fischerhude Gemeinde (congregation) � 256

  • Alt und Kranke � 4

---- note if this is Ash Wednesday, then Easter would be March 29th �46 days before Easter. Easter is always the first Sunday after the Full Moon which occurs on or immediately after the 21st day of March.

7 � Sexages:(ima) � 76, 8th Sunday before Easter

8 � Esto Mihi � 82, 7th Sunday before Easter

- Dom. Invocavit � none, 1st Sunday of Lent, 6th Sunday before Easter

9 � Reminisc:(ere) � 96, 2nd Sunday of Lent, 5th Sunday before Easter

10 � Oculi � 58, 3rd Sunday of Lent, 4th Sunday before Easter

11 � Laetare � 102, 4th Sunday of Lent

- Judica � none, Passion Sunday, 5th Sunday of Lent

12 � Palmarum � 62, 6th Sunday of Lent, Sunday before Easter, 7 days before Easter

---- Easter Sunday or Festo or Festum Paschalae

13 � Quasi Modo Geniti � 40, 1st Sunday after Easter

14 � Misericordias Domini � 57, 2nd Sunday after Easter

15 � Jubilate � 105, 3rd Sunday after Easter

16 � Cantate � 98, 4th Sunday after Easter

17 � Rogate � 64, 5th Sunday after Easter

18 � Exaudi � 49, 6th Sunday after Easter

  • Kranke � 2

---- Ascension Day is forty days after Easter and Whitsunday is seven Weeks after Easter and Trinity Sunday or Festo/Festus Trintitus is 8 weeks after Easter

19 � 12 Jun� (June) Fischerhude Gemeinde � 249

  • Alt und Kranke � 7

20 � 1st Triniti � 91, 1st Sunday after Pentecost

21 � 2nd Triniti � 42, note Trinity is 21 to 27 weeks depending on the date of Easter

22 � 3rd Triniti � 63

  • Krank � 1

----- Summa Lat: 1820

 

23 � 4th Triniti � 39

24 � 5th Triniti � 51

25 � 6th Triniti � 63

26 � 7th Triniti � 81

  • Kranke � 2

27 � 9th Triniti � 61

28 � 10th Triniti � 53

29 � 11 th Triniti � 136

30 � 12 th Triniti � 71

31 � 3rd und 4th 7br. (September) Fischerhude Gemeinde

32 � 14th Triniti � 81

33 � 15th Triniti � 52

  • Krank � 1

34 � 16th Triniti � 115

35 � 18 Triniti � 37

  • Kranke � 2

36 � 19th Triniti � 54

37 � 20th Triniti � 31

38 � 22nd Triniti � 51

39 � 23rd Triniti � 78

40 � 24th Triniti � 37

---- Normally would have been 26 Sundays in Trinity in this year

41 � 2nd und 3rd xbr. Fischerhude Gemeinde � 247

  • Alt und Kranke � 5

---- 1st Sunday of Advent unless it is the Sunday date above, November 29th

42 � 2nd Dom. (Sunday) Advent: - 103

43 � 3rd Dom. Advent: - 75

---- 4th Sunday of Advent none and none on Christmas

Note: Communion was not served on every possible Sunday during this year. There is probably a good explaination, but we do not have it at this point. We have tried to include the missing sundays and include them where they would occur. 

Summa Communicanten � 1786 und 1st Summa - 1820

  • Summa Summarum 3606

Domini Circumciso occurred on January 1st in the year 1717 and 51 souls communed.

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