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Centre for Mission & Ministries

The St Patrick’s Pontifical University Centre for Mission and Ministries, located within the Faculty of Theology, exists to advance the participation of the Irish Church in the Missio Dei for the 21st Century.

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Programmes in Theology and Philosophy. We are looking forward to seeing you. There is much to enjoy in the Maynooth Experience.


Study at postgraduate level is about independence, confidence and insight. It brings a person to a new place!

Centre for Mission & Ministries

Continue your education while getting on with your life. The Pontifical University offers a range of part-time and evening programmes...

Alumni feedback

Why I Chose St Patrick’s

The MTh expanded my learning by exploring the Bible from new perspectives. It showed me how relevant theology is to all aspects of life.

Arnold Hensman MTh Graduate

Your theology studies have the potential to shape both who you are and what you do, just as it did with me.

Alan Burke Head of Mission & Hospital Management Team, Bons Secours Group

Being a student at St Patrick’s Pontifical University, Maynooth gives you a sense of purpose, belonging and direction.

Sinéad Hussey RTÉ Broadcaster

BATH 2007, MTH 2010
​St Patrick’s Pontifical University, Maynooth is an institution which can provide an environment where people belong, grow and develop.

Ger Brennan GAA Development Executive at University College Dublin


Our Events

Sat Jun 29th, 2024

Summer Open Day 2024 - 29th June

Thu May 16th, 2024

Book Launch - Missed Treasures of the Holy Spirit - Distinctive New Testament Pneumatologies, a new edited volume by Jeremy Corley and Jessie Rogers, Faculty of Theology, SPPU


Our News

Wed Jul 10th, 2024

Fr Neil Xavier O’Donoghue’s latest contribution to PrayTell blog

Fri Jul 5th, 2024

​Staff and students of SPPU were delighted to partake in a summer school at the Catholic University of Lille, France from 1st - 5th July

Tue Jul 2nd, 2024

Declan Marmion and Salvador Ryan's 'Reforming the Church: Global Perspectives' secures first place in the Future of the Church category at the Catholic Media Association 2024 awards

If you live outside Ireland, check out our dedicated area for international students.

Let’s talk

For Undergraduate queries: email admissions@spcm.ie.

For Postgraduate queries: email pgadmissions@spcm.ie.

For The Centre for Mission & Ministries queries, email: cmmadmissions@spcm.ie.