29Dec Cancerland

In his weekly Western People column Brendan Hoban thanks God for another Christmas season almost done and for being able to face another new year. 'There’s nothing like a serious illness when the future hangs in the balance to give you a sense of the precious breadth and delicious texture of the ordinary bits and pieces of life.'

29Dec 29th December. (Monday) 5th Day in the Octave of Christmas

Holding the Child: Babies are endlessly fascinating; they engage us at so many levels. There is something about holding this bundle of new life which is very special. We focus on them and...