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