Lent for the year 2018 starts on Wednesday, February 14th and ends on Thursday, March 29 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 2018?
Wednesday, February 14th is the 44 day of the 2018 calendar year with -8 months, -8 days until the start of Lent 2018.
February 2018 Holidays
|Date||Holiday||Details||Days to Go|
|Feb 1 - Thurs||National Freedom Day 2018||Observance||-263|
|Feb 2 - Fri||National Wear Red Day 2018||Observance||-262|
|Feb 2 - Fri||Groundhog Day 2018||Observance||-262|
|Feb 12 - Mon||Lincoln's Birthday 2018||Observance||-252|
|Feb 13 - Tues||Mardi Gras 2018||Christian||-251|
|Feb 14 - Wed||Maha Shivaratri 2018||Hindu||-250|
|Feb 14 - Wed||Lent 2018||Christian||-250|
|Feb 14 - Wed||Ash Wednesday 2018||Christian||-250|
|Feb 14 - Wed||Valentine's Day 2018||Observance||-250|
|Feb 16 - Fri||Chinese New Year 2018||Observance||-248|
|Feb 19 - Mon||Presidents' Day - Washington's Birthday 2018||Federal Holiday||-245|