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Ash Wednesday 2017


Navy chaplain distributes ashes to Marines on board USS Boxer.
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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 2017

Wednesday, March 1st is day number 60 of the 2017 calendar year with -6 years, -11 months, -23 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 2023 Wednesday, February 22, 2023 -367
Ash Wednesday 2024 Wednesday, February 14, 2024 -10
Ash Wednesday 2025 Wednesday, March 05, 2025 375
Ash Wednesday 2026 Wednesday, February 18, 2026 725
Ash Wednesday 2027 Wednesday, February 10, 2027 1082
Ash Wednesday 2028 Wednesday, March 01, 2028 1467


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