Wednesday November 14, 2018

Lent 2008


Man praying to cross during Lent.Man praying to cross during Lent.

Lent for the year 2008 starts on Wednesday, February 6th and ends on Thursday, March 20 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)

Lent
Name(s):Lent, Quadragesima
Type:Observance, Christian
When:Begins Ash Wednesday lasting about six weeks and ends just before Easter

How many days to Lent 2008?

Wednesday, February 6th is the 36 day of the 2008 calendar year with -10 years, -9 months, -8 days until the start of Lent 2008.


February 2008 Holidays

Date Holiday Details Days to Go
Feb 1National Freedom Day 2008Observance-3940
Feb 1National Wear Red Day 2008Observance-3940
Feb 2Groundhog Day 2008Observance-3939
Feb 5Mardi Gras 2008Christian-3936
Feb 6Lent 2008Christian-3631
Feb 6Ash Wednesday 2008Christian-3935
Feb 7Chinese New Year 2008Observance-3934
Feb 12Lincoln's Birthday 2008Observance-3929
Feb 14Valentine's Day 2008Observance-3927
Feb 18Presidents' Day - Washington's Birthday 2008Federal Holiday-3923

Lent by Year

Related Holidays in 2008

Federal Holidays 2008



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