Ash Wednesday in United States of America 2020
When is Ash Wednesday?
26th Feb, 2020
14th February, 2018
6th March, 2019
26th February, 2020
Ash Wednesday marks the first day of the month of Lent. As such, it always falls 40 days before Easter. Ash Wednesday is a primarily Catholic holiday.
5 Ash Wednesday Important Facts
- Marks the first day of the month of Lent. As such, it always falls 40 days before Easter.
- They Catholic Church prepares them for the anniversary for Jesus Christ’s death and resurrection in order to amplify the appreciation for this anniversary.
- Reminder of our sinfulness. It shows that the time has come for us to think about life.
- Primarily Roman Catholic holiday. Today, however, most liturgical churches mark the day.
- Most institutions and businesses are open on Ash Wednesday. These include schools, universities, shops, parks, malls, government offices, city offices, post offices, and bank offices.
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