Today is start of the christmas tradition of the catholics called "Simbang gabi". They believe that if you finish 9 mornings of attending the early morning mass, your wish will come true. Another tradition that transforms God into a genie. As if God owes them anything after doing a sacrifice. Some of the young generation just make this tradition as an excuse to see their crush or have an early morning date.
I wonder if catholics from other countries practice this tradition.