22 December

22 December R.C. Saints - commemoration of Frances Xavier Cabrini, O Rex, Anastasia of Sirmium Japan - Tōji (winter solstice) Chinese Culture - Winter Solstice where is commonly met with the eating of glutinous flour balls(Tang Yuen). Marks the middle or "Extreme" of winter. Tang Yuen was introduced in China as an item of propaganda back in the Dynasties. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/December_22