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