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Ash Wednesday 2005

Navy chaplain distributes ashes to Marines on board USS Boxer.Navy chaplain distributes ashes to Marines on board USS Boxer. Photo by: Petty Officer 2nd Class Kenan O'Connor

Ash Wednesday for the year 2005 is celebrated/ observed on Wednesday, February 9th.

Ash Wednesday is always celebrated on a Wednesday seven weeks prior to Easter Sunday and the Day after Mardi Gras. For Christians, the day marks the first day of Lent and the starting of 6 weeks of fasting and penance.

More information on Ash Wednesday. (Dates, Customs and History for Ash Wednesday)

Ash Wednesday
Name(s):Ash Wednesday
Type:Observance, Christian
When:Wednesday seven weeks prior to Easter Sunday

How many days to Ash Wednesday 2005?

Wednesday, February 9th is the 39 day of the 2005 calendar year with -13 years, -9 months, -5 days until the celebration/ observance of Ash Wednesday 2005.

February 2005 Holidays

Date Holiday Details Days to Go
Feb 1National Freedom Day 2005Observance-5035
Feb 2 Groundhog Day 2005 Observance -5034
Feb 4National Wear Red Day 2005Observance-5032
Feb 7Tu B'Shevat 2005Jewish-5029
Feb 8Mardi Gras 2005Christian-5028
Feb 9Ash Wednesday 2005Christian-5027
Feb 9Muharram 2005Muslim-5027
Feb 9Lent 2005Christian-5027
Feb 11Lincoln's Birthday 2005Observance-5025
Feb 14 Valentine's Day 2005 Observance -5022
Feb 21 Presidents' Day - Washington's Birthday 2005Federal Holiday-5015
Feb 9 Chinese New Year 2005 Observance -5027

Ash Wednesday by Year

Related Holidays in 2005

Federal Holidays 2005