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Ash Wednesday 2015

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 2015 is celebrated/ observed on Wednesday, February 18th.

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 2015?

Wednesday, February 18th is the 48 day of the 2015 calendar year with -3 years, -8 months, -2 days until the celebration/ observance of Ash Wednesday 2015.

February 2015 Holidays

Date Holiday Details Days to Go
Feb 1 - SunNational Freedom Day 2015Observance-1358
Feb 2 - Mon Groundhog Day 2015 Observance-1357
Feb 4Tu B'Shevat 2015Jewish-1052
Feb 6 - FriNational Wear Red Day 2015Observance-1353
Feb 12 - ThursLincoln's Birthday 2015Observance-1347
Feb 14 - Sat Valentine's Day 2015 Observance-1345
Feb 16 - Mon Presidents' Day - Washington's Birthday 2015Federal Holiday-1343
Feb 17Maha Shivaratri 2015Hindu-1039
Feb 17 - TuesMardi Gras 2015Christian-1342
Feb 18Lent 2015Christian-1038
Feb 18 - WedAsh Wednesday 2015Christian-1341
Feb 19 - Thurs Chinese New Year 2015 Observance-1340

Ash Wednesday by Year

Related Holidays in 2015

Federal Holidays 2015