The Pastoral Review

Archived since May/June 2013
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36 issues

The Pastoral Review is directed to those engaged in pastoral ministry, both ordained and lay. By supporting your parish ministry it is a resource for the whole parish. It is also worth making clear that the cost of a subscription will qualify as a genuine parish expense, or for those of you working in other ministries or are retired, a diocesan expense.

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Each edition of the journal is 96 pages long. Here’s what you’ll find in every issue of The Pastoral Review:

• Breaking the Word. Find inspiration for every Sunday during the journal’s two-month span. Complemented by notes on Scripture texts for weekdays providing reflections for daily meditations.

• Contemporary Theology. Leading clergy and theologians explore issues on a range of topics relevant to the Church today.

• Leadership & Ministry. Learn about topics relevant for all aspects of ministry.

• Past & Present. A perspective on the past and how it impacts on today’s issues.

• Book reviews. Discover the books that are shaping our thinking and fuelling debate, reviewed by our team of clergy, course directors, lay people and theologians.

The Pastoral Review is a trusted source of reference, insight and guidance in your vital pastoral work.

Latest Issue

Lament, memory, and the priesthood. A priest reflects on the interconnections between lament, memory, and priesthood, by Ronald D. Witherup

Why study theology? Theology as a resource in Christian discipleship. Why formal study of theology is valuable by a Professor of Historical Theology, Thomas O’Loughlin

The case for celibate deacons. The case for priestly celibacy is applicable to deacons, and the case for married deacons is valid for priests, writes Deacon Duncan MacPherson

Living Good Friday, moving into Holy Saturday, but can Easter Sunday be real? The events of the Triduum form the basis for a reflection on the experience of working in a children’s hospice, by lay chaplain Susan Price

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  • First Issue: May/June 2013
  • Latest Issue: May/June 2019
  • Issue Count: 36
  • Page Count: 3,599
  • Published: Bi-monthly
  • ISSN: 2515-5954