Lent for the year 2020 starts on Wednesday, February 26th and ends on Thursday, April 9 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 2020?
Wednesday, February 26th is the 56 day of the 2020 calendar year with 1 year, 4 months, 4 days until the start of Lent 2020.
February 2020 Holidays
|Date||Holiday||Details||Days to Go|
|Feb 1 - Sat||National Freedom Day 2020||Observance||466|
|Feb 2 - Sun||Groundhog Day 2020||Observance||467|
|Feb 7 - Fri||National Wear Red Day 2020||Observance||472|
|Feb 10 - Mon||Tu B'Shevat 2020||Jewish||475|
|Feb 12 - Wed||Lincoln's Birthday 2020||Observance||477|
|Feb 14 - Fri||Valentine's Day 2020||Observance||479|
|Feb 17 - Mon||Presidents' Day - Washington's Birthday 2020||Federal Holiday||482|
|Feb 22 - Sat||Maha Shivaratri 2020||Hindu||487|
|Feb 25 - Tues||Mardi Gras 2020||Christian||490|
|Feb 26 - Wed||Lent 2020||Christian||491|
|Feb 26 - Wed||Ash Wednesday 2020||Christian||491|