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Ash Wednesday 2012

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 2012 is celebrated/ observed on Wednesday, February 22nd.

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 2012?

Wednesday, February 22nd is the 52 day of the 2012 calendar year with -6 years, -8 months, -25 days until the celebration/ observance of Ash Wednesday 2012.

February 2012 Holidays

Date Holiday Details Days to Go
Feb 1National Freedom Day 2012Observance-2513
Feb 2Groundhog Day 2012Observance-2481
Feb 3National Wear Red Day 2012Observance-2480
Feb 3Chinese New Year 2012Observance-2480
Feb 8Tu B'Shevat 2012Jewish-2171
Feb 12Lincoln's Birthday 2012Observance-2471
Feb 14Valentine's Day 2012Observance-2469
Feb 20Maha Shivaratri 2012Hindu-2159
Feb 20Presidents' Day - Washington's Birthday 2012Federal Holiday-2463
Feb 21Mardi Gras 2012Christian-2462
Feb 22Lent 2012Christian-2157
Feb 22Ash Wednesday 2012Christian-2461

Ash Wednesday by Year

Related Holidays in 2012

Federal Holidays 2012