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EDITORIAL 4 / On synods Anthony Towey

FOCUS: FORMATION 6 / More than courses and groups: Christian formation in the parish Philip Dyer-Perry 11 / A season of discovery: Dimensions of priestly formation in seminaries Pia Matthews 16 / Not a crisis of vocation but of culture: Formation for religious life today Gemma Simmonds CJ

LEADERSHIP & MINISTRY 21 / The synodal pathway begins in the parish Patrick H. Daly 26 / Developing a Servant Leadership programme for Catholic schools Sue Price

THEOLOGY TODAY 31 / What does a scripturally centred Church look like? The Bible behind the God Who Speaks campaign Fleur Dorrell 37 / Wisdom: Where shall we find Her? John Deehan

43 / Understanding the world differently: Catholic Social Teaching and the charisms of social action in Northern Ireland Maria Power

SPIRITUALITY 48 / ‘It was just like I was there’: Exploring Ignatian spirituality in prison ministry Emma Nolan 52 / Recovering paradise Robert Capone

RESOURCES FOR MINISTRY 58 / Preaching and the pandemic Shane Crombie 63 / Witness and preaching Duncan Macpherson

REVIEWS 69 / Book and film reviews

BREAKING THE WORD 77 / Sundays Robert Draper 84 / Prayers of the Faithful Anthony Towey 87 / Weekdays Mervyn Tower

January/February/March 2022 | Pastoral Review Vol. 18 Issue 1 | 3

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