Monday October 22, 2018

Lent 2017


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

Lent for the year 2017 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)

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 2017?

Wednesday, March 1st is the 59 day of the 2017 calendar year with -1 year, -7 months, -21 days until the start of Lent 2017.


March 2017 Holidays

Date Holiday Details Days to Go
Mar 1 - WedAsh Wednesday 2017Christian-600
Mar 1 - WedLent 2017Christian-600
Mar 2 - ThursRead Across America Day 2017Observance-599
Mar 3 - FriEmployee Appreciation Day 2017Observance-598
Mar 12 - SunPurim 2017Jewish-589
Mar 12 - Sun Daylight Saving Time - begins 2017 Daylight Saving-589
Mar 13 - MonHoli 2017Hindu-588
Mar 17 - Fri St. Patrick's Day 2017 Observance-584
Mar 20 - Mon Spring/Fall - March equinox 2017 Season-581

Lent by Year

Related Holidays in 2017

Federal Holidays 2017



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