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Ash Wednesday 2013

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 2013 is celebrated/ observed on Wednesday, February 13th.

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 2013?

Wednesday, February 13th is the 43 day of the 2013 calendar year with -5 years, -8 months, -9 days until the celebration/ observance of Ash Wednesday 2013.

February 2013 Holidays

Date Holiday Details Days to Go
Feb 1National Freedom Day 2013Observance-2090
Feb 1National Wear Red Day 2013Observance-2090
Feb 2Groundhog Day 2013Observance-2089
Feb 10Chinese New Year 2013Observance-2081
Feb 12Lincoln's Birthday 2013Observance-2079
Feb 12Mardi Gras 2013Christian-2079
Feb 13Lent 2013Christian-1775
Feb 13Ash Wednesday 2013Christian-2078
Feb 14Valentine's Day 2013Observance-2077
Feb 18Presidents' Day - Washington's Birthday 2013Federal Holiday-2073
Feb 23Purim 2013Jewish-2068

Ash Wednesday by Year

Related Holidays in 2013

Federal Holidays 2013