Wednesday November 14, 2018

Ash Wednesday 2006


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 2006 is celebrated/ observed on Wednesday, March 1st.


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 2006?

Wednesday, March 1st is the 59 day of the 2006 calendar year with -12 years, -8 months, -13 days until the celebration/ observance of Ash Wednesday 2006.


March 2006 Holidays

Date Holiday Details Days to Go
Mar 1Ash Wednesday 2006Christian-4642
Mar 1Lent 2006Christian-4642
Mar 2Read Across America Day 2006Observance-4641
Mar 3Employee Appreciation Day 2006Observance-4640
Mar 13Purim 2006Jewish-4630
Mar 15Holi 2006Hindu-4628
Mar 17St. Patrick's Day 2006Observance-4626
Mar 20Spring/Fall - March equinox 2006Season-4623

Ash Wednesday by Year

Related Holidays in 2006

Federal Holidays 2006



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