Saturday November 17, 2018

Ash Wednesday 2019

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 2019 is celebrated/ observed on Wednesday, March 6th.

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 2019?

Wednesday, March 6th is the 64 day of the 2019 calendar year with 3 months, 17 days until the celebration/ observance of Ash Wednesday 2019.

March 2019 Holidays

Date Holiday Details Days to Go
Mar 1 - FriRead Across America Day 2019Observance104
Mar 1 - FriEmployee Appreciation Day 2019Observance104
Mar 5 - TuesMaha Shivaratri 2019Hindu108
Mar 5 - TuesMardi Gras 2019Christian108
Mar 6 - WedLent 2019Christian109
Mar 6 - WedAsh Wednesday 2019Christian109
Mar 10 - Sun Daylight Saving Time - begins 2019 Daylight Saving113
Mar 17 - Sun St. Patrick's Day 2019 Observance120
Mar 20 - Wed Spring/Fall - March equinox 2019 Season123
Mar 21 - ThurPurim 2019Jewish124
Mar 21 - ThursHoli 2019Hindu124

Ash Wednesday by Year

Related Holidays in 2019

Federal Holidays 2019