Ember DayEmber Day
A day reserved for prayer and fasting by some Christian churches, observed on the Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday after the first Sunday of Lent, after Whitsunday, after September 14, and after December 13.
Origin of Ember DayMiddle English ymber daye from Old English ymbrendæg ymbryne recurrence, course of time ( ymbe around ; see ambhi in Indo-European roots.) ( ryne a running ; see rei- in Indo-European roots.) dæg day ; see day .