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Ash Wednesday 2010

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 2010 is celebrated/ observed on Wednesday, February 17th.

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 2010?

Wednesday, February 17th is the 47 day of the 2010 calendar year with -8 years, -9 months, -0 days until the celebration/ observance of Ash Wednesday 2010.

February 2010 Holidays

Date Holiday Details Days to Go
Feb 1National Freedom Day 2010Observance-3212
Feb 2Groundhog Day 2010Observance-3211
Feb 5National Wear Red Day 2010Observance-3208
Feb 12Maha Shivaratri 2010Hindu-2898
Feb 12Lincoln's Birthday 2010Observance-3201
Feb 14Chinese New Year 2010Observance-3199
Feb 14Valentine's Day 2010Observance-3199
Feb 15Presidents' Day - Washington's Birthday 2010Federal Holiday-3198
Feb 16Mardi Gras 2010Christian-3197
Feb 17Lent 2010Christian-2893
Feb 18Ash Wednesday 2010Christian-3195
Feb 27Purim 2010Jewish-3186

Ash Wednesday by Year

Related Holidays in 2010

Federal Holidays 2010