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Ash Wednesday in Jamaica

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 Ash Wednesday

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Ash Wednesday Observances

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday Type
WedFeb 172010Ash WednesdayPublic Holiday
WedMar 92011Ash WednesdayPublic Holiday
WedFeb 222012Ash WednesdayPublic Holiday
WedFeb 132013Ash WednesdayPublic Holiday
WedMar 52014Ash WednesdayPublic Holiday
WedFeb 182015Ash WednesdayPublic Holiday
WedFeb 102016Ash WednesdayPublic Holiday
WedMar 12017Ash WednesdayPublic Holiday
WedFeb 142018Ash WednesdayPublic Holiday
WedMar 62019Ash WednesdayPublic Holiday
WedFeb 262020Ash WednesdayPublic Holiday

Quick Facts

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

Ash Wednesday 2018

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Ash Wednesday 2019

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

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