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    • Dates of Easter for Two Thousand Years 

      Rigge, William F., S.J. (1907)
      First Paragraph: | Whenever we take up the calendar of a new year our first inquiry is concerning the date of Easter, since its position regulates the dates of all the movable feasts of the year. This is as it ought to be.
    • Realm of Science April 20th 1916 

      Rigge, William F., S.J. (1916)
      First Paragraph: | The reform of our present calendar is a subject on which probably more printers’ ink has been wasted during recent years than on any other. Each scheme proposed—and there are at least seventy-two of them, ...
    • Realm of Science March 20th 1916 

      Rigge, William F., S.J. (1916)
      First Paragraph: | Accustomed as we have been all our lives, and our fathers as well for many centuries, to give the month of February 28 days in common years and 29 days in leap years, what would we say to such a date as ...
    • The Reform of the Present Calendar Begun 

      Rigge, William F., S.J. (1924)
      First Paragraph: | Now that the first step has been taken towards reforming the present calendar, it would seem timely to place this long-disputed question in its true light. This step consisted in the fact that the Holy ...