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Ash Wednesday 2014

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 2014 is celebrated/ observed on Wednesday, March 5th.

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 2014?

Wednesday, March 5th is the 63 day of the 2014 calendar year with -4 years, -7 months, -18 days until the celebration/ observance of Ash Wednesday 2014.

March 2014 Holidays

Date Holiday Details Days to Go
Mar 3Read Across America Day 2014Observance-1695
Mar 4Mardi Gras 2014Christian-1694
Mar 5Lent 2014Christian-1693
Mar 5Ash Wednesday 2014Christian-1693
Mar 7Employee Appreciation Day 2014Observance-1691
Mar 9Daylight Saving Time - begins 2014Daylight Saving-1689
Mar 15Purim 2014Jewish-1683
Mar 17Holi 2014Hindu-1681
Mar 17St. Patrick's Day 2014Observance-1681
Mar 20Spring/Fall - March equinox 2014Season-1678

Ash Wednesday by Year

Related Holidays in 2014

Federal Holidays 2014