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Ash Wednesday 2008

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 2008 is celebrated/ observed on Wednesday, February 6th.

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 2008?

Wednesday, February 6th is the 36 day of the 2008 calendar year with -10 years, -9 months, -11 days until the celebration/ observance of Ash Wednesday 2008.

February 2008 Holidays

Date Holiday Details Days to Go
Feb 1National Freedom Day 2008Observance-3942
Feb 1National Wear Red Day 2008Observance-3942
Feb 2Groundhog Day 2008Observance-3941
Feb 5Mardi Gras 2008Christian-3938
Feb 6Lent 2008Christian-3633
Feb 6Ash Wednesday 2008Christian-3937
Feb 7Chinese New Year 2008Observance-3936
Feb 12Lincoln's Birthday 2008Observance-3931
Feb 14Valentine's Day 2008Observance-3929
Feb 18Presidents' Day - Washington's Birthday 2008Federal Holiday-3925

Ash Wednesday by Year

Related Holidays in 2008

Federal Holidays 2008