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Ash Wednesday 2011

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 2011 is celebrated/ observed on Wednesday, March 9th.

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 2011?

Wednesday, March 9th is the 67 day of the 2011 calendar year with -7 years, -8 months, -12 days until the celebration/ observance of Ash Wednesday 2011.

March 2011 Holidays

Date Holiday Details Days to Go
Mar 2Read Across America Day 2011Observance-2821
Mar 2Maha Shivaratri 2011Hindu-2821
Mar 4Employee Appreciation Day 2011Observance-2819
Mar 8Mardi Gras 2011Christian-2815
Mar 9Lent 2011Christian-2814
Mar 9Ash Wednesday 2011Christian-2814
Mar 13Daylight Saving Time - begins 2011Daylight Saving-2810
Mar 17St. Patrick's Day 2011Observance-2806
Mar 19Purim 2011Jewish-2804
Mar 20Holi 2011Hindu-2803
Mar 20Spring/Fall - March equinox 2011Season-2803

Ash Wednesday by Year

Related Holidays in 2011

Federal Holidays 2011