Ash Wednesday for the year 2009 is celebrated/ observed on Wednesday, February 25th.
Ash Wednesday is celebrated on Wednesday seven weeks before Easter and the day after Mardi Gras also referred to as Fat Tuesday. This is a Christian observance which represents the first day of Lent and the starting of approximately 6 weeks of fasting and penance.
Days to Ash Wesndesday 2009
Wednesday, February 25th is day number 56 of the 2009 calendar year with -14 years, -9 months, -5 days until Ash Wednesday 2009.