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PostPosted: Wed Feb 14, 2018 6:05 pm 
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What is the earliest date Ash Wednesday can possibly occur?


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 Post subject: Re: The earliest date
PostPosted: Wed Feb 14, 2018 6:14 pm 
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As far as I can tell, calculating from the earliest day of Easter Sunday (March 22, using the Gregorian calendar), the earliest date Ash Wednesday can possibly occur would be February 4.

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 Post subject: Re: The earliest date
PostPosted: Wed Feb 14, 2018 6:22 pm 
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That is the correct answer. It happens very rarely--less than once a century.

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 Post subject: Re: The earliest date
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But more often than "once every 823 years"? :mrgreen:

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 Post subject: Re: The earliest date
PostPosted: Wed Feb 14, 2018 8:16 pm 
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Indeed.

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 Post subject: Re: The earliest date
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Indeed.


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 Post subject: Re: The earliest date
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