Presentation Secondary School Thurles
Day School and Boarding School

Pastoral Care & Faith Development

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.

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Pictured at an Opening School Mass with Gifts are Laura Horan and Molly Stapleton with other junior students.

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

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Pictured at our Christmas Carol Service with an Advent wreath are Caoimhe Campion and Ciara Leahy.

Other:

  • 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.

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TY Retreat at Mount St Anne's 2019 - 2020

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HOPE's ShoeBox Appeal

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Students' Council members presenting a cheque to our local St Vincent de Paul Volunteers.

Aug 27
2021
Staff Return
Aug 30
2021
6th & 5th Years Return
Aug 31
2021
3rd Years Return
Sep 01
2021
Our New 1st Years Begin
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