Lent for the year 2006 starts on Wednesday, March 1st and ends on Thursday, April 13 with eveining mass on Holy Thursday.
Lent begins on Ash Wednesday each year and for Christians starts the 40 day period of fasting. The day represents the 40 days Jesus spent fasting in the wilderness.
More information on Lent. (Dates, Customs and History for Lent)
|When:||Begins Ash Wednesday lasting about six weeks and ends just before Easter|
How many days to Lent 2006?
Wednesday, March 1st is the 59 day of the 2006 calendar year with -12 years, -8 months, -17 days until the start of Lent 2006.
March 2006 Holidays
|Date||Holiday||Details||Days to Go|
|Mar 1||Ash Wednesday 2006||Christian||-4645|
|Mar 1||Lent 2006||Christian||-4645|
|Mar 2||Read Across America Day 2006||Observance||-4644|
|Mar 3||Employee Appreciation Day 2006||Observance||-4643|
|Mar 13||Purim 2006||Jewish||-4633|
|Mar 15||Holi 2006||Hindu||-4631|
|Mar 17||St. Patrick's Day 2006||Observance||-4629|
|Mar 20||Spring/Fall - March equinox 2006||Season||-4626|