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Ash Wednesday in Spain

Quick Facts

Ash Wednesday marks the first day of Lent in western Christian churches.

Local names

NameLanguage
Miércoles de CenizaSpanish
Ash WednesdayEnglish
AschermittwochGerman

Ash Wednesday 2014

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Ash Wednesday 2015

Wednesday, February 18, 2015
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Ash Wednesday is known as the first day of Lent for many Christians worldwide. It is the beginning of the Lenten fast. The Lenten fast lasts for 40 days (excluding Sundays) and ends on Holy Saturday, which is the day before Easter Sunday.

Ash is an important symbol of Ash Wednesday in many Christian churches.

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Ash Wednesday Observances

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday typeWhere it is observed
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