Monday October 22, 2018

Ash Wednesday 2023

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 2023 is celebrated/ observed on Wednesday, February 22nd.

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 2023?

Wednesday, February 22nd is the 52 day of the 2023 calendar year with 4 years, 4 months, 0 days until the celebration/ observance of Ash Wednesday 2023.

February 2023 Holidays

Date Holiday Details Days to Go
Feb 1 - WedNational Freedom Day 2023Observance1563
Feb 2 - ThursGroundhog Day 2023Observance1564
Feb 3 - FriNational Wear Red Day 2023Observance1565
Feb 6 - MonTu B'Shevat 2023Jewish1568
Feb 12 - SunLincoln's Birthday 2023Observance1574
Feb 14 - TuesValentine's Day 2023Observance1576
Feb 18 - SatMaha Shivaratri 2023Hindu1580
Feb 18 - SatIsra and Mi'raj 2023Muslim1580
Feb 20 - MonPresidents' Day - Washington's Birthday 2023Federal Holiday1582
Feb 21 - TuesMardi Gras 2023Christian1583
Feb 22 - WedAsh Wednesday 2023Christian1584
Feb 22 - WedLent 2023Christian1584

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