The Pastoral Review

Archived since May/June 2013
Modern Archive

39 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

Catholic Religious Education: Lessons in liberation

A thought experiment

Anthony Towey



Young people have the potential to change the world: Flame and National Youth Sunday

Clare Lewis



John Henry Newman: Apostle of the Truth

Monica Rapeanu



‘Come, O Come, Emmanuel’: Preaching and prayer for Advent

Gerald O’Collins SJ



Book reviews



Breaking the Word:

Reflections on Sunday and Weekday readings

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  • First Issue: May/June 2013
  • Latest Issue: October/November/December 2019
  • Issue Count: 39
  • Page Count: 3,915
  • Published: Bi-monthly
  • ISSN: 2515-5954