Monday October 22, 2018

Lent 2018

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

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)

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 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 - ThursNational Freedom Day 2018Observance-263
Feb 2 - FriNational Wear Red Day 2018Observance-262
Feb 2 - Fri Groundhog Day 2018 Observance-262
Feb 12 - MonLincoln's Birthday 2018Observance-252
Feb 13 - TuesMardi Gras 2018Christian-251
Feb 14 - WedMaha Shivaratri 2018Hindu-250
Feb 14 - WedLent 2018Christian-250
Feb 14 - WedAsh Wednesday 2018Christian-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 2018Federal Holiday-245

Lent by Year

Related Holidays in 2018

Federal Holidays 2018