Thursday October 18, 2018

Lent 2016

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

Lent for the year 2016 starts on Wednesday, February 10th and ends on Thursday, March 24 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)

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 2016?

Wednesday, February 10th is the 40 day of the 2016 calendar year with -2 years, -8 months, -8 days until the start of Lent 2016.

February 2016 Holidays

Date Holiday Details Days to Go
Feb 1 - MonNational Freedom Day 2016Observance-991
Feb 2 - Tues Groundhog Day 2016 Observance-990
Feb 5 - FriNational Wear Red Day 2016Observance-987
Feb 8 - Mon Chinese New Year 2016 Observance-984
Feb 9 - TuesMardi Gras 2016Christian-983
Feb 10Lent 2016Christian-678
Feb 10 - WedAsh Wednesday 2016Christian-982
Feb 12 - FriLincoln's Birthday 2016Observance-980
Feb 14 - Sun Valentine's Day 2016 Observance-978
Feb 15 - Mon Presidents' Day - Washington's Birthday 2016Federal Holiday-977

Lent by Year

Related Holidays in 2016

Federal Holidays 2016