Ash Wednesday 2021


When is Ash Wednesday 2021?

Ash Wednesday 2021 is on Wednesday, February 17, 2021 (in 120 days).  Calendar for 2021
Ash Wednesday 2020 has already passed: it was on Wednesday, February 26, 2020 (236 days ago).  Calendar for 2020

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 falls 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: Ash Wednesday on Wikipedia

When is Ash Wednesday 2022?

Ash Wednesday 2022 is on Wednesday, March 2, 2022 (in 498 days).  Calendar for 2022

Dates for Ash Wednesday from 2016 to 2026

The next occurrence of Ash Wednesday is marked in red.

When is ...? Date      Day of the week      Days away     
Ash Wednesday 2016      February 10, 2016      Wednesday      1713 days ago
Ash Wednesday 2017      March 1, 2017      Wednesday      1328 days ago
Ash Wednesday 2018      February 14, 2018      Wednesday      978 days ago
Ash Wednesday 2019      March 6, 2019      Wednesday      593 days ago
Ash Wednesday 2020      February 26, 2020      Wednesday      236 days ago
Ash Wednesday 2021      February 17, 2021      Wednesday      in 120 days
Ash Wednesday 2022      March 2, 2022      Wednesday      in 498 days
Ash Wednesday 2023      February 22, 2023      Wednesday      in 855 days
Ash Wednesday 2024      February 14, 2024      Wednesday      in 1212 days
Ash Wednesday 2025      March 5, 2025      Wednesday      in 1597 days
Ash Wednesday 2026      February 18, 2026      Wednesday      in 1947 days
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Holy Week
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Lent
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Orthodox Easter
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