Advent for the year 2012 is celebrated/ observed on Sunday, December 2nd.
Advent, for Western Christians starts the season for preparing for the coming of the Messiah and the celebration of Christmas with the birth of Jesus Christ. Advent always commences on the fourth Sunday before Christmas or the closest Sunday to St Andrew's Day which falls on November 30th each year and ending on the first Mass of Christmas(Vigil Mass) on Christmas Eve.
More information on Advent. (Dates, Customs and History for Advent)
|When:||Fourth Sunday before Christmas|
How many days to Advent 2012?
Sunday, December 2nd is the 336 day of the 2012 calendar year with -5 years, -10 months, -21 days until the celebration/ observance of Advent 2012.
December 2012 Holidays
|Date||Holiday||Details||Days to Go|
|Dec 2||Advent 2012||Christian||-2151|
|Dec 6||St Nicholas Day 2012||Christian||-2147|
|Dec 7||Pearl Harbor Remebrance Day 2012||Observance||-2146|
|Dec 17||Wright Brothers Day 2012||Observance||-2136|
|Dec 21||Winter/Summer Solstice 2012||Season||-2132|
|Dec 24||Christmas Eve 2012||Christian||-2129|
|Dec 25||Christmas Day 2012||Federal Holiday||-2128|
|Dec 26||Kwanzaa -thru Jan 1 2012||Observance||-2127|
|Dec 31||New Years Eve 2012||Observance||-2122|