Ash Wednesday in Spain
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.
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Ash Wednesday Observances
|Weekday||Date||Year||Name||Holiday Type||Where it is Observed|
|Wed||Feb 17||2010||Ash Wednesday||Observance|
|Wed||Mar 9||2011||Ash Wednesday||Observance|
|Wed||Feb 22||2012||Ash Wednesday||Observance|
|Wed||Feb 13||2013||Ash Wednesday||Observance|
|Wed||Mar 5||2014||Ash Wednesday||Observance|
|Wed||Feb 18||2015||Ash Wednesday||Observance|
|Wed||Feb 10||2016||Ash Wednesday||Observance|
|Wed||Mar 1||2017||Ash Wednesday||Observance|
|Wed||Feb 14||2018||Ash Wednesday||Observance|
|Wed||Mar 6||2019||Ash Wednesday||Observance|
|Wed||Feb 26||2020||Ash Wednesday||Observance|
Quick FactsAsh Wednesday marks the first day of Lent in western Christian churches.
Ash Wednesday 2016Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Ash Wednesday 2017Wednesday, March 1, 2017
Other holidays in February 2016 in Spain
- Day of Andalucía – Sunday, February 28, 2016