Lent for the year 2021 starts on Wednesday, February 17th and ends on Thursday, April 1 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 2021?
Wednesday, February 17th is the 47 day of the 2021 calendar year with 2 years, 2 months, 29 days until the start of Lent 2021.
February 2021 Holidays
|Date||Holiday||Details||Days to Go|
|Feb 1 - Mon||National Freedom Day 2021||Observance||805|
|Feb 2 - Tues||Groundhog Day 2021||Observance||806|
|Feb 5 - Fri||National Wear Red Day 2021||Observance||809|
|Feb 12 - Fri||Chinese New Year 2021||Observance||816|
|Feb 12 - Fri||Lincoln's Birthday 2021||Observance||816|
|Feb 14 - Sun||Valentine's Day 2021||Observance||818|
|Feb 15 - Mon||Presidents' Day - Washington's Birthday 2021||Federal Holiday||819|
|Feb 16 - Tues||Mardi Gras 2021||Christian||820|
|Feb 17 - Wed||Ash Wednesday 2021||Christian||821|
|Feb 17 - Wed||Lent 2021||Christian||821|
|Feb 27 - Sat||Purim 2021||Jewish||831|