Sunday October 21, 2018

Ash Wednesday 2022

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 2022 is celebrated/ observed on Wednesday, March 2nd.

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 2022?

Wednesday, March 2nd is the 60 day of the 2022 calendar year with 3 years, 4 months, 9 days until the celebration/ observance of Ash Wednesday 2022.

March 2022 Holidays

Date Holiday Details Days to Go
Mar 1 - TuesMardi Gras 2022Christian1226
Mar 1 - TuesIsra and Mi'raj 2022Muslim1226
Mar 2 - WedAsh Wednesday 2022Christian1227
Mar 2 - WedLent 2022Christian 1227
Mar 2 - WedRead Across America Day 2022Observance1227
Mar 4 - FriEmployee Appreciation Day 2022Observance1229
Mar 13 - SunDaylight Saving Time - begins 2022Daylight Saving1238
Mar 17 - ThursSt. Patrick's Day 2022Observance1242
Mar 18 - FriPurim 2022Jewish1243
Mar 18 - FriHoli 2022Hindu1243
Mar 19 - SatLaylat al Bara'at 2022Muslim1244
Mar 20 - SunSpring/Fall - March equinox 2022Season1245

Ash Wednesday by Year

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