Monday October 22, 2018

Ash Wednesday 2024

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 2024 is celebrated/ observed on Wednesday, February 14th.

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 2024?

Wednesday, February 14th is the 44 day of the 2024 calendar year with 5 years, 3 months, 23 days until the celebration/ observance of Ash Wednesday 2024.

February 2024 Holidays

Date Holiday Details Days to Go
Feb 1 - ThursNational Freedom Day 2024Observance1928
Feb 2 - FriGroundhog Day 2024Observance1929
Feb 2 - FriNational Wear Red Day 2024Observance1929
Feb 7 - WedIsra and Mi'raj 2024Muslim1934
Feb 10 - SatChinese New Year 2024Observance1937
Feb 12 - MonLincoln's Birthday 2024Observance1939
Feb 13 - TuesMardi Gras 2024Christian1940
Feb 14 - WedAsh Wednesday 2024Christian1941
Feb 14 - WedLent 2024Christian1941
Feb 14 - WedValentine's Day 2024Observance1941
Feb 19 - MonPresidents' Day - Washington's Birthday 2024Federal Holiday1946
Feb 25 - SunLaylat al Bara'at 2024Muslim1952

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