Ash Wednesday 2016


When is Ash Wednesday 2016?

Ash Wednesday 2016 is on Wednesday, February 10, 2016 (in 193 days).
Ash Wednesday 2015 has already passed - it was on Wednesday, February 18, 2015, 163 days ago.

What is Ash Wednesday?

Ashes are sprinkled on the top of the head in this 1881 Polish painting.Ashes are sprinkled on the top of the head in this 1881 Polish painting.
Ash Wednesday is the first day of Lent and occurs 46 days before Easter. It is a moveable fast, falling on a different date each year because it is dependent on the date of Easter. It can occur as early as February 4 or as late as March 10.

Ash Wednesday derives its name from the practice of placing ashes on the foreheads of adherents as a sign of mourning and repentance to God. The ashes used are typically gathered after the palms from the previous year's Palm Sunday are burned.

Further reading:
• For very detailed information about Ash Wednesday see Wikipedia.

When is Ash Wednesday 2017?

Ash Wednesday 2017 is on Wednesday, March 1, 2017 (in 578 days).

Dates for Ash Wednesday from 2010 to 2020

The next occurrence of Ash Wednesday is marked in red.

When is ...? Date      Day of the week      Days away     
Ash Wednesday 2010      February 17, 2010      Wednesday      1990 days ago
Ash Wednesday 2011      March 9, 2011      Wednesday      1605 days ago
Ash Wednesday 2012      February 22, 2012      Wednesday      1255 days ago
Ash Wednesday 2013      February 13, 2013      Wednesday      898 days ago
Ash Wednesday 2014      March 5, 2014      Wednesday      513 days ago
Ash Wednesday 2015      February 18, 2015      Wednesday      163 days ago
Ash Wednesday 2016      February 10, 2016      Wednesday      in 193 days
Ash Wednesday 2017      March 1, 2017      Wednesday      in 578 days
Ash Wednesday 2018      February 14, 2018      Wednesday      in 928 days
Ash Wednesday 2019      March 6, 2019      Wednesday      in 1313 days
Ash Wednesday 2020      February 26, 2020      Wednesday      in 1670 days
Data provided 'as is' without warranty  

Ash Wednesday 2016 Dates of Ash Wednesday 2016 and surrounding years
as downloadable image file




Dates of other holidays, events and celebrations

Christian (and related)
Ascension Day
Ash Wednesday
Boxing Day
Christmas
Christmas Day
Christmas Eve
Easter
Easter Monday
Easter Saturday
Easter Sunday
Eastertide
Easter Week
Fat Tuesday
Good Friday
Holy Saturday
Holy Thursday
Holy Week
Lent
Mardi Gras
Maundy Thursday
Palm Sunday
Pancake Day
Pentecost Sunday
Shrove Tuesday
St. Stephen's Day
Worldwide
New Year's Eve
New Year's Day
Valentine's Day
Father's Day
Mother's Day
US federal holidays
New Year's Day
Martin Luther King Day
Presidents' Day
Memorial Day
Independence Day
Labor Day
Columbus Day
Veterans Day
Thanksgiving Day
Christmas Day

American
Halloween

Calendars for 2016

Looking for calendars for 2016? We have a large variety of calendar templates for Word, Excel & PDF to download and print. See our list of all calendar templates.

Word templates for 2016
2013     2014     2015     2017     
Excel templates for 2016
2013     2014     2015     2017     
PDF templates for 2016
2013     2014     2015     2017     

Other calendars for 2016:
Yearly calendars 2016
Weekly calendars 2016
Fiscal calendars 2016
Two year calendars 2016/17
Three year calendars 2016/17/18
Split year calendars 2016/17
School calendars 2016/17
Academic calendars 2016/17
Photo calendars 2016
Monthly calendars 2016:
January February March
April May June
July August September
October November December
Other calendars:
Weekly schedules
Birthday calendars
Blank calendars
Perpetual calendars
Perpetual photo calendars
Search Calendarpedia.com:
Custom Search

Have you discovered a mistake?
Every one of the calendar templates on this website has been checked for accuracy. However, despite our best efforts, errors have a way of creeping in. That's where we need your help! If you find a mistake, or come across a problem of any kind (no matter how small), please do let us know. We'll correct mistakes as soon as possible. Thank you!
Calendar templates
Home / Overview: All templates
Yearly calendars
Word: 2015   2016  / 2014
Excel:  2015   2016  / 2014
PDF: 2015   2016  / 2014
Monthly calendars
Jul  Aug  Sep  Oct  Nov  Dec  
Weekly calendars
Word: 2015   2016  / 2014
Excel:  2015   2016  / 2014
PDF: 2015   2016  / 2014
Weekly schedules
Word   Excel   PDF
Split year calendars 15/16
Word   Excel   PDF
School calendars 15/16
Word   Excel   PDF
Academic calendars 15/16
Word   Excel   PDF
Fiscal calendars 2016
Word   Excel   PDF
2 year calendars 15/16
Word   Excel   PDF
3 year calendars 15-17
Word   Excel   PDF
Photo calendars 2016
Word   Excel   PDF
Birthday calendars
Word   Excel   PDF
Blank calendars
Word   Excel   PDF
Online Calendars
Yearly Calendars
2015    2016    2017   /  2014  
US Federal Holidays
2015    2016    2017   / 2014  
When is...?

UK Edition


Suggestions, ideas for improve­ment, mistakes found in the calendars, commercial use...? Contact


This server's date and time:
Aug 1 2015, 4:45am PDT


If this site helps you please consider a donation to a charity of your choice:
America's Charities





Custom Search