Thursday August 22, 2019

Ash Wednesday 2017


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 2017 is celebrated/ observed on Wednesday, March 1st.


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.

Days to Ash Wesndesday

Wednesday, March 1st is day number 60 of the 2017 calendar year with -2 years, -5 months, -21 days until Ash Wednesday 2017.


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

Dates for Ash Wednesday

HolidayDateDays to Go
Ash Wednesday 2018 Wednesday, February 14, 2018 -554
Ash Wednesday 2019 Wednesday, March 06, 2019 -169
Ash Wednesday 2020 Wednesday, February 26, 2020 188
Ash Wednesday 2021 Wednesday, February 17, 2021 545
Ash Wednesday 2022 Wednesday, March 02, 2022 923
Ash Wednesday 2023 Wednesday, February 22, 2023 1280


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