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

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Carnival/Ash Wednesday Observances

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday Type
WedFeb 172010Carnival/Ash WednesdayChristian
WedMar 92011Carnival/Ash WednesdayChristian
WedFeb 222012Carnival/Ash WednesdayChristian
WedFeb 132013Carnival/Ash WednesdayChristian
WedMar 52014Carnival/Ash WednesdayChristian
WedFeb 182015Carnival/Ash WednesdayChristian
WedFeb 102016Carnival/Ash WednesdayChristian
WedMar 12017Carnival/Ash WednesdayChristian
WedFeb 142018Carnival/Ash WednesdayChristian
WedMar 62019Carnival/Ash WednesdayChristian
WedFeb 262020Carnival/Ash WednesdayChristian

Quick Facts

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

Carnival/Ash Wednesday 2017

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Carnival/Ash Wednesday 2018

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

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