Lent for the year 2013 starts on Wednesday, February 13th and ends on Thursday, March 28 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 2013?
Wednesday, February 13th is the 43 day of the 2013 calendar year with -5 years, -8 months, -8 days until the start of Lent 2013.
February 2013 Holidays
|Date||Holiday||Details||Days to Go|
|Feb 1||National Freedom Day 2013||Observance||-2088|
|Feb 1||National Wear Red Day 2013||Observance||-2088|
|Feb 2||Groundhog Day 2013||Observance||-2087|
|Feb 10||Chinese New Year 2013||Observance||-2079|
|Feb 12||Lincoln's Birthday 2013||Observance||-2077|
|Feb 12||Mardi Gras 2013||Christian||-2077|
|Feb 13||Lent 2013||Christian||-1773|
|Feb 13||Ash Wednesday 2013||Christian||-2076|
|Feb 14||Valentine's Day 2013||Observance||-2075|
|Feb 18||Presidents' Day - Washington's Birthday 2013||Federal Holiday||-2071|
|Feb 23||Purim 2013||Jewish||-2066|