Ber months has just started and for most Filipinos, it’s the start of the “Christmas Season”, the most joyful and colorful season of the year. The start of berrrrr days as we experience cold nights even under global warming and climate change, hear Christmas songs played over radio stations, thru ipod’s and other audio devices, enjoy vacations, prepare for homecoming, meet and bonds with the family, prepare and exchange gifts, carol over neighborhoods, eat noche buena and collect all the good lucks for the next new year.
According to http://catholicism.about.com "Christmas Season," is the period between Thanksgiving and Christmas, roughly corresponds to Advent, the period of preparation for the Christmas feast. Advent begins on the fourth Sunday before Christmas and ends on Christmas Eve. It's meant to be a time of preparation--of prayer, fasting, almsgiving, and repentance. In the early centuries of the Church, it was observed by a 40-day fast, just like Lent, which was followed by the 40 days of feasting in the Christmas season.
Curious on what day Christmas falls this year? Below is the chart that shows what day of the week that Christmas is celebrated from 2012 - 2016.