Presentation Secondary School Thurles

Pastoral Care & Faith Development

As a voluntary Catholic secondary school under the trusteeship of CEIST and in the spirit and tradition of the Presentation Sisters, we here at Presentation Secondary School place a huge priority on Faith Development.

Here are some examples of Faith Development in our school:

  • Opening School Mass
  • Regular Meetings with our School’s Chaplain, Fr. Vincent Stapleton
  • November All Saints’ Mass
  • November Mass after school for deceased parents/relatives
  • Presentation Day
  • Concern Fast
  • Vincent de Paul Christmas collection
  • Advent confessions
  • Christmas carol service
  • Lenten confessions
  • TY end of year Mass
  • 3rd Year end of year Mass
  • 6th Year graduation Mass
  • Help with TY nursing home Masses, if necessary.
  • End of year staff Mass in the convent
  • Mission Collection every week


  • Prayers over the intercom for sick or deceased people
  • Looking after the upkeep of the Séipéilín
  • Guest speakers
  • TY, 5th and 6th Year retreats
  • Liaise with music department regarding music for Masses
  • John Paul II Awards opportunities
  • Blessing of throats for the feast of St. Blaze.
  • Organise for ashes to be collected and distributed on Ash Wednesday and for a prayer service to be said over the intercom.
  • Catholic schools’ week
  • Organise times for Cura to visit 3rd and 5th Years
  • Liaise with Fr. Pat Coffey regarding the picking of two 5th Year girls to go on the Youth Section of the Cashel and Emily pilgrimage to Lourdes.
Sep 29
New Basketball Coach, Jessica Hanson, joins Pres Thurles
Sep 30
Whole School Prayer Service
Our TYs took on the Waterford Greenway in Tandem with Gaisce Awards.
Mitchel St, Thurles, Co-Tipperary, E41DF34
0504 22291
© 2020 Presentation Secondary School Thurles