Monday June 24, 2019

Ash Wednesday 2014

Navy chaplain distributes ashes to Marines on board USS Boxer.Navy chaplain distributes ashes to Marines on board USS Boxer.

Ash Wednesday for the year 2014 is celebrated/ observed on Wednesday, March 5th.

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.

Wednesday, March 5th is day number 64 of the 2014 calendar year with -5 years, -3 months, -19 days until Ash Wednesday 2014.

More information on Ash Wednesday. (Traditions, Customs and History)

Ash Wednesday
Name(s):Ash Wednesday
Type:Observance, Christian
When:Wednesday seven weeks prior to Easter Sunday

March 2014 Holidays

Date Holiday Details Days to Go
Mar 3Read Across America Day 2014Observance-1939
Mar 4Mardi Gras 2014Christian-1938
Mar 5Lent 2014Christian-1937
Mar 5Ash Wednesday 2014Christian-1937
Mar 7Employee Appreciation Day 2014Observance-1935
Mar 9Daylight Saving Time - begins 2014Daylight Saving-1933
Mar 15Purim 2014Jewish-1927
Mar 17Holi 2014Hindu-1925
Mar 17St. Patrick's Day 2014Observance-1925
Mar 20Spring/Fall - March equinox 2014Season-1922

Ash Wednesday by Year