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