• Amazing Staff and Facility

    Amazing Staff and Facility

  • Part of Mary Immaculate College

    Part of Mary Immaculate College

  • Thurles is a vibrant and prosperous town

    Thurles is a vibrant and prosperous town

The Irish Institute for Pastoral Studies

Mary Immaculate College has recently incorporated St. Patrick's College as another campus within the College. It is intended that Thurles will serves as a centre for theological, pastoral and spiritual renewal in the entire region. To this end Mary Immaculate College announced the establishment of an Institute for Pastoral Studies based at the campus in Thurles. The Institute aims to enable the fulfilment of a new vision for the Church in Ireland to meet the current challenges it faces. The Institute will seek to avail of opportunities to work in partnership with the wider community becoming an active partner and contributor to the work of dioceses and parishes.

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Summer courses

Find out about some of the courses that are being run by The Irish Institute for Pastoral Studies this summer

Future of the Parish

The parish is not an out-dated institution (E.G.28, Pope Francis) Lessons From Around The World