Lent for the year 2025 starts on Wednesday, March 5th and ends on Thursday, April 17 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 2025?
Wednesday, March 5th is the 63 day of the 2025 calendar year with 6 years, 4 months, 13 days until the start of Lent 2025.
March 2025 Holidays
|Date||Holiday||Details||Days to Go|
|Mar 1 - Sat||Ramadan starts 2025||Muslim||2324|
|Mar 3 - Mon||Read Across America Day 2025||Observance||2326|
|Mar 4 - Tues||Mardi Gras 2025||Christian||2327|
|Mar 5 - Wed||Ash Wednesday 2025||Christian||2328|
|Mar 5 - Wed||Lent 2025||Christian||2328|
|Mar 7 - Fri||Employee Appreciation Day 2025||Observance||2330|
|Mar 9 - Sun||Daylight Saving Time - begins 2025||Daylight Saving||2332|
|Mar 15 - Sat||Purim 2025||Jewish||2338|
|Mar 14 - Fri||Holi 2025||Hindu||2337|
|Mar 17 - Mon||St. Patrick's Day 2025||Observance||2340|
|Mar 20 - Thurs||Spring/Fall - March equinox 2025||Season||2343|
|Mar 31 - Mon||Eid al-Fitr 2025||Muslim||2354|