Lent for the year 2015 starts on Wednesday, February 18th and ends on Thursday, April 2 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 2015?
Wednesday, February 18th is the 48 day of the 2015 calendar year with -3 years, -8 months, -4 days until the start of Lent 2015.
February 2015 Holidays
|Date||Holiday||Details||Days to Go|
|Feb 1 - Sun||National Freedom Day 2015||Observance||-1359|
|Feb 2 - Mon||Groundhog Day 2015||Observance||-1358|
|Feb 4||Tu B'Shevat 2015||Jewish||-1053|
|Feb 6 - Fri||National Wear Red Day 2015||Observance||-1354|
|Feb 12 - Thurs||Lincoln's Birthday 2015||Observance||-1348|
|Feb 14 - Sat||Valentine's Day 2015||Observance||-1346|
|Feb 16 - Mon||Presidents' Day - Washington's Birthday 2015||Federal Holiday||-1344|
|Feb 17||Maha Shivaratri 2015||Hindu||-1040|
|Feb 17 - Tues||Mardi Gras 2015||Christian||-1343|
|Feb 18||Lent 2015||Christian||-1039|
|Feb 18 - Wed||Ash Wednesday 2015||Christian||-1342|
|Feb 19 - Thurs||Chinese New Year 2015||Observance||-1341|