Thursday November 15, 2018

Lent 2023

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

Lent for the year 2023 starts on Wednesday, February 22nd and ends on Thursday, April 6 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 2023?

Wednesday, February 22nd is the 52 day of the 2023 calendar year with 4 years, 3 months, 7 days until the start of Lent 2023.

February 2023 Holidays

Date Holiday Details Days to Go
Feb 1 - WedNational Freedom Day 2023Observance1539
Feb 2 - ThursGroundhog Day 2023Observance1540
Feb 3 - FriNational Wear Red Day 2023Observance1541
Feb 6 - MonTu B'Shevat 2023Jewish1544
Feb 12 - SunLincoln's Birthday 2023Observance1550
Feb 14 - TuesValentine's Day 2023Observance1552
Feb 18 - SatMaha Shivaratri 2023Hindu1556
Feb 18 - SatIsra and Mi'raj 2023Muslim1556
Feb 20 - MonPresidents' Day - Washington's Birthday 2023Federal Holiday1558
Feb 21 - TuesMardi Gras 2023Christian1559
Feb 22 - WedAsh Wednesday 2023Christian1560
Feb 22 - WedLent 2023Christian1560

Lent by Year

Related Holidays in 2023

Federal Holidays 2023