Monday October 22, 2018

Ash Wednesday 2025

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 2025 is celebrated/ observed on Wednesday, March 5th.

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 2025?

Wednesday, March 5th is the 63 day of the 2025 calendar year with 6 years, 4 months, 11 days until the celebration/ observance of Ash Wednesday 2025.

March 2025 Holidays

Date Holiday Details Days to Go
Mar 1 - SatRamadan starts 2025Muslim2321
Mar 3 - MonRead Across America Day 2025Observance2323
Mar 4 - TuesMardi Gras 2025Christian2324
Mar 5 - WedAsh Wednesday 2025Christian2325
Mar 5 - WedLent 2025Christian 2325
Mar 7 - FriEmployee Appreciation Day 2025Observance2327
Mar 9 - SunDaylight Saving Time - begins 2025Daylight Saving2329
Mar 15 - SatPurim 2025Jewish2335
Mar 14 - FriHoli 2025Hindu2334
Mar 17 - MonSt. Patrick's Day 2025Observance2337
Mar 20 - ThursSpring/Fall - March equinox 2025Season2340
Mar 31 - MonEid al-Fitr 2025Muslim2351

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