Ash Wednesday, which marks the start of Lent in the Christian calendar, has been observed by Britons for centuries. Its exact date changes every year
Lent culminates with Easter Sunday, which in 2022 is on April 17. The date is different every year, and falls on the first Sunday of the first full moon after the vernal equinox, also called the Pascal Full Moon. Ash Wednesday 2022: What is Lent and why Christians wear ashes. Why are Easter and Passover so late in 2: Blame the moon and a ...
Lent in 2022 begins on Wednesday, March 2, also called Ash Wednesday, and will end on Thursday, April 14. The observance is 40 days long but does not include Sundays, thus making it 36 days.
When does Lent end? The Lent Fast is a Christian tradition but many non-believers also take part. On Ash Wednesday, March 2, this year, people over the globe give up some foods or habits to improve their health or self-restraint. Lent ends three days before Easter Sunday, April 14, 2022.
That means Lentends with a mass on the evening of Thursday April 14, 2022. However, in Catholic tradition fasting and abstinence continues on Maundy Thursday and Good Friday.