First Day of Lent 2018


When is First Day of Lent 2018?

First Day of Lent 2018 is on Wednesday, February 14, 2018 (in 234 days).  2018 Calendar
First Day of Lent 2017 has already passed: it was on Wednesday, March 1, 2017 (115 days ago).  2017 Calendar

What is First Day of Lent?

Lent celebrants participating in a street procession during Holy WeekLent celebrants participating in a street procession during Holy Week.
The First Day of Lent always falls on Ash Wednesday and occurs 46 days before Easter. It is the beginning of the 40 day fasting period of Lent (there is no obligation to fast on the six Sundays in Lent).

Further reading:
Lent (Wikipedia)

When is First Day of Lent 2019?

First Day of Lent 2019 is on Wednesday, March 6, 2019 (in 619 days).  2019 Calendar

Dates for First Day of Lent from 2010 to 2025

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When is ...? Date      Day of the week      Days away     
First Day of Lent 2010      February 17, 2010      Wednesday      2684 days ago
First Day of Lent 2011      March 9, 2011      Wednesday      2299 days ago
First Day of Lent 2012      February 22, 2012      Wednesday      1949 days ago
First Day of Lent 2013      February 13, 2013      Wednesday      1592 days ago
First Day of Lent 2014      March 5, 2014      Wednesday      1207 days ago
First Day of Lent 2015      February 18, 2015      Wednesday      857 days ago
First Day of Lent 2016      February 10, 2016      Wednesday      500 days ago
First Day of Lent 2017      March 1, 2017      Wednesday      115 days ago
First Day of Lent 2018      February 14, 2018      Wednesday      in 234 days
First Day of Lent 2019      March 6, 2019      Wednesday      in 619 days
First Day of Lent 2020      February 26, 2020      Wednesday      in 976 days
First Day of Lent 2021      February 17, 2021      Wednesday      in 1333 days
First Day of Lent 2022      March 2, 2022      Wednesday      in 1711 days
First Day of Lent 2023      February 22, 2023      Wednesday      in 2068 days
First Day of Lent 2024      February 14, 2024      Wednesday      in 2425 days
First Day of Lent 2025      March 5, 2025      Wednesday      in 2810 days
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