The Best Ash Wednesday Memes to Kick Off 40 Days of Lent

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Celebrating the start of Lent with Ash Wednesday memes. The Mardi Gras season ends with Fat Tuesday following the start to the holy Lenten season with Ash Wednesday. It’s a week of celebrations and faith, but we are adding in the funny.

funny ash wednesday memes

Ash Wednesday Memes

In years past, we have shared our Lent Memes. This year, we are adding to the party with a collection of funny Ash Wednesday memes.

Ash Wednesday is the first day of Lent, which is the 40-day period of fasting and reflection leading up to Easter Sunday.

ash wednesday is so hot right now

Wait so does the fasting and giving up the bad stuff begin on the morning of the first day of Lent or after you have been ashed? Asking for a friend.

me on the way to ash wednesday service

The date of Ash Wednesday varies from year to year, but it always falls 46 days before Easter Sunday. It can occur as early as February 4th or as late as March 10th. This year, Ash Wednesday lands on February 14, 2024 – that’s right, Valentine’s day!

priests on ash wednesday be like

Dust Meme

You know in the Ash Wednesday service when the minister reads from Job 42:6. Therefore, I reject my words and am sorry for them; I am dust and ashes. You come from dust, you will return to dust sooo…

you come from dust you return to dust this is why i dont dust it could be someone i knew

Fasting Meme

Woohoo, let the fasting and whatever else you are abstaining from for the next 40 days until Easter. Technically there is more, but Lent fasting ends on the last Thursday in Holy week before Good Friday.

woohoo fasting and abstinence

Happy Ash Wednesday Meme

Random fact: did you know that the ashes used on foreheads for the Ash Wednesday church service are typically made from the burning of palms from the previous year’s Palm Sunday.

happy ash wednesday

The ashes are a symbol of penance and are to remind us of our own morality and the need to repent from sin.

ash me outside howbaw dat
funny ash wednesday meme

The color purple is often associated with Ash Wednesday because purple symbolizes penance and mourning.

its ash wednesday my dudes

Soem churches hold a special service called “Day of Ashes.”

lent is coming get your ash in church

Guide to Ashes

In some cultures, wearing the ashes on your forehead all day are a public symbol of faith and commitment to repentance.

catholic guide to ashes
ash wednesday cross meme

The ashes used on Ash Wednesday are meant to be considered sacramental not a sacrament. The intention to to help us draw closer to God.

ash all the things

More Memes About Ash Wednesday

While Ash Wednesday is primarily observed by Catholics and other Christians, it is becoming more widely recognized as a day of reflection and repentance by people of all faiths and backgrounds.

when the priest is a little too ash happy

Why is it that sometimes the ashes look like a cross and then other times you think that maybe someone took a few too many sips of communion.

on ash wednesday we wear ashes

Yes, even explaining why ashes are placed on the forehead. Tell me you aren’t reading this in Sean Connery’s voice.

is there shomething on my forehead? why do you ash?

Don’t miss our hump day memes.

hey! guess what day it is?

Whether you ashed, don’t participate or completely missed the church service (been there done that) – here is hoping that your first day of Lent was a success.

happy ash wednesday

Share the funny Ash Wednesday memes and tag us on social with a link back so more people can enjoy the funny start to our 40 day journey of Lent.

Ash Wednesday Memes 2024 are part of the Digital Mom Blog series of Memes