Thursday September 20, 2018

When is Ash Wednesday 2017?

Ash Wednesday

Ash Wednesday for the year 2017 is celebrated/ observed on Wednesday, March 1.

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 2017?

There are -1 year, -6 months, -19 days until the celebration/ observance of Ash Wednesday 2017.

Dates of Ash Wednesday by Year

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