Lent 2021

When is Lent 2021

Lent 2021

Wednesday, February 17, 2021


When is Lent 2022

Lent 2022

Wednesday, March 02, 2022

Why we celebrate Lent?

Lent – the period of Christian worship, which precedes Easter. Its dates depend on the date of Easter. The beginning of Lent is ashen Wednesday. It lasts 40 days. This time Jesus spent in the desert before he began his ministry.

What Do People Do?

Fasting is a period of repentance, during which Christians refuse certain foods, habits. During this period, it is recommended to abandon meat, sweets, alcohol and tobacco. In this way, a person is prepared for Easter by being cleansed from his sins. The first day of fasting is ashen Wednesday or the day after Shrovetide Tuesday, and the last is Great Saturday. The liturgical period also begins with an ashen Wednesday, but ends on the evening of Great Thursday. The color associated with the holiday is purple, as church rituals are carried out with the help of violet vestments. This shade is considered symbolic, as it is the traditional color of mourning and a symbol of power.

How to Celebrate?

In Eastern Orthodox Christianity, Lent is called “Lent” and is the most important period in preparation for the celebration of Orthodox Easter Sunday. Lent begins on Pure Monday and lasts until Palm Sunday, until Easter morning. All 40 days of the period are not official state holidays. Banks and other organizations are working in the usual way.

Lent Observances

List of dates for other years

Weekday Date Year Name
Wednesday 17 February 2021 Lent
Wednesday 02 March 2022 Lent
Wednesday 22 February 2023 Lent
Wednesday 14 February 2024 Lent
Wednesday 05 March 2025 Lent
Wednesday 18 February 2026 Lent
Wednesday 10 February 2027 Lent
Wednesday 01 March 2028 Lent
Wednesday 14 February 2029 Lent
Wednesday 06 March 2030 Lent

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List of Common Holidays in 2021

Date Holiday Type
January 2021    
Jan 1 - Tues New Year's Day 2021 National holiday
Jan 6 - Sun Epiphany 2021 Christian
Jan 7 - Mon Orthodox Christmas Day 2021 Orthodox Christian
Jan 14 - Mon Orthodox New Year 2021 Orthodox Christian
Jan 15 - Tues Makar Sankranti 2021 Hindu
Jan 21 - Mon Tu B'Shevat 2021 Jewish
Jan 21 - Mon Martin Luther King Day 2021 National holiday
February 2021    
Feb 1 - Fri National Freedom Day 2021 Observance
Feb 1 - Fri National Wear Red Day 2021 Observance
Feb 2 - Sat Groundhog Day 2021 Observance
Feb 5 - Tues Chinese New Year 2021 Observance
Feb 12 - Tues Lincoln's Birthday 2021 Observance
Feb 14 - Thurs Valentine's Day 2021 Observance
Feb 18 - Mon Presidents' Day - Washington's Birthday 2021 National holiday
March 2021    
Mar 1 - Fri Read Across America Day 2021 Observance
Mar 1 - Fri Employee Appreciation Day 2021 Observance
Mar 5 - Tues Maha Shivaratri 2021 Hindu
Mar 5 - Tues Mardi Gras 2021 Christian
Mar 6 - Wed Lent 2019 Christian
Mar 6 - Wed Ash Wednesday 2021 Christian
Mar 10 - Sun Daylight Saving Time - begins 2021 Daylight Saving
Mar 17 - Sun St. Patrick's Day 2021 Observance
Mar 20 - Wed Spring/Fall - March equinox 2021 Season
Mar 21 - Thur Purim 2021 Jewish
Mar 21 - Thurs Holi 2021 Hindu
April 2021    
Apr 1 - Mon April Fools' Day 2021 Observance
Apr 3 - Wed Isra and Mi'raj 2021 Muslim
Apr 13 - Sat Thomas Jefferson Birthday 2021 Observance
Apr 14 - Sun Rama Navami 2021 Hindu
Apr 14 -Sun Palm Sunday 2021 Christian
Apr 15 - Mon Tax Day 2021 Observance
Apr 16 - Tues National Library Workers Day 2021 Observance
Apr 18 - Thurs Maundy Thursday 2021 Christian
Apr 19 - Fri Good Friday 2021 Christian
Apr 20 - Sat Holy Saturday 2021 Christian
Apr 20 - Sat Passover - Starts 2021 Jewish
Apr 21 - Sun Laylat al Bara'at 2021 Muslim
Apr 21 - Sun Easter 2021 Christian
Apr 21 - Sun Earth Day 2021 Observance
Apr 22 - Mon Easter Monday 2021 Christian
Apr 24 - Wed Administrative Professionals Day 2021 Observance
Apr 25 - Thurs Take our Daughters and Sons to Work Day 2021 Observance
Apr 26 - Fri Orthodox Good Friday 2021 Orthodox Christian
Apr 26 - Fri Arbor Day 2021 Observance
Apr 27 - Sat Passover - Final Day 2021 Jewish
Apr 28 - Sun Orthodox Easter 2021 Orthodox Christian
May 2021    
May 1 - Wed May Day 2021 Observance
May 2 - Thur Yom Hashoah 2021 Jewish
May 2 - Thurs National Day of Prayer 2021 Observance
May 5 - Sun Cinco de Mayo 2021 Observance
May 6 - Mon National Nurses Day 2021 Observance
May 6 - Mon Ramadan starts 2021 Muslim
May 12 - Sun Mothers' Day 2021 Observance
May 15 - Wed Peace Officers Memorial Day 2021 Observance
May 18 - Sat Armed Forces Day 2021 Observance
May 22 - Wed National Maritime Day 2021 Observance
May 23 - Thurs Lag BaOmer 2021 Jewish
May 27 - Mon Memorial Day 2021 National holiday
May 30 - Thurs Ascension Day 2021 Christian
Jun 1 - Sat Laylat al Qadr 2021 Muslim
June 2021    
Jun 1 - Sat Laylat al Qadr 2021 Muslim
Jun 5 - Wed Eid al-Fitr 2021 Muslim
Jun 6 - Thurs D-Day 2021 Observance
Jun 9 - Sun Shavuot 2021 Jewish
Jun 9 - Sun Pentecost 2021 Christian
Jun 10 - Mon Whit Monday 2021 Christian
Jun 14 - Fri Flag Day 2021 Observance
Jun 16 - Sun Fathers' Day 2021 Observance
Jun 20 - Thurs Corpus Christi 2021 Christian
Jun 21 - Fri Summer/Winter Solstice 2021 Season
July 2021    
Jul 4 - Thurs Rath Yatra 2021 Hindu
Jul 4 - Thurs 4th of July - Independence Day 2021 National holiday
Jul 28 - Sun Parents Day 2021 Observance
August 2021    
Aug 4 - Sun Friendship Day 2021 Observance
Aug 11 - Sun Day of Arafat 2021 Muslim
Aug 11 - Sun Tisha B'Av 2021 Jewish
Aug 11 - Sun Eid al-Adha 2021 Muslim
Aug 14 - Wed Raksha Bandhan 2021 Hindu
Aug 15 - Thurs Assumption of Mary 2021 Christian
Aug 19 - Mon National Aviation Day 2021 Observance
Aug 21 - Wed Senior Citizens Day 2021 Observance
Aug 23 - Fri Krishna Janmashtami 2021 Hindu
Aug 26 - Mon Women's Equality Day 2021 Observance
Aug 31 - Sat Muharram 2021 Muslim
September 2021    
Sept 2 - Mon Ganesh Chaturthi 2021 Hindu
Sep 2 - Mon Labor Day 2021 National holiday
Sep 8 - Sun National Grandparents Day 2021 Observance
Sep 10 - Tues Ashura 2021 Muslim
Sep 11 - Wed Patriot Day 2021 Observance
Sep 17 - Tues Constitution Citizenship Day 2021 Observance
Sep 23 - Mon Fall/ Spring - September equinox 2021 Season
Sept 29 - Sun Navratri 2021 Hindu
Sept 30 - Mon Rosh Hashana 2021 Jewish
October 2021    
Oct 7 - Mon Child Health Day 2021 Observance
Oct 7 - Mon Dussehra 2021 Hindu
Oct 9 - Wed Leif Erikson 2021 Observance
Oct 9 - Wed Yom Kippur 2021 Jewish
Oct 14 - Mon Sukkot 2021 Jewish
Oct 14 - Mon Columbus Day 2021 National holiday
Oct 16 - Wed Boss's Day 2021 Observance
Oct 21 - Mon Shemini Atzeret 2021 Jewish
Oct 22 - Tues Simchat Torah 2021 Jewish
Oct 27 - Sun Diwali 2021 Hindu
Oct 31 - Thurs Halloween 2021 Observance
November 2021    
Nov 1 - Fri All Saints' Day 2021 Christian
Nov 2 - Fri All Souls Day 2021 Christian
Nov 3 - Sun Daylight Saving Time - ends 2021 Daylight Saving
Nov 10 - Sun The Prophet's Birthday 2021 Muslim
Nov 11 - Mon Veterans Day 2021 National holiday
Nov 28 - Thurs Thanksgiving Day 2021 National holiday
Nov 29 - Fri Black Friday 2021 Observance
December 2021    
Dec 2 - Mon Cyber Monday 2021 Observance
Dec 1 - Sun Advent 2021 Christian
Dec 6 - Fri St Nicholas Day 2021 Christian
Dec 7 - Sat Pearl Harbor Remebrance Day 2021 Observance
Dec 17 - Tues Wright Brothers Day 2021 Observance
Dec 22 - Sun Winter/Summer Solstice 2021 Season
Dec 23 - Mon Hanukkah/Chanukah - Starts 2021 Jewish
Dec 24 - Tues Christmas Eve 2021 Christian
Dec 25 - Wed Christmas Day 2021 National holiday
Dec 26 - Thurs Kwanzaa -thru Jan 1 2021 Observance
Dec 30 - Mon Hanukkah/Chanukah - Final Day 2021 Jewish
Dec 31 - Tues New Years Eve 2021 Observance

 


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