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The diocese was founded in the year 598 AD. It is located in the south eastern corner of Ireland, and comprises most of County Wexford and parts of counties Wicklow and Carlow.

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The death has occurred today 13th December 2014, of Fr Jim Fitzpatrick. Removal from his home in Alderbrook, Ferns on Sunday evening at 6pm to Ferns Parish Church. Funeral Mass on Monday at 12 noon. Burial afterwards in Ferns Cemetery.May he rest in Peace.    Homily of Bishop Brennan at Fr. Fitzpatrick’s Funeral Mass.We are here today […]

Towards Peace Launch in Ferns Diocese by Bishop Brennan.

Two/three years ago I was one of a small group of Bishops who had a series of meetings with representatives of survivors of clerical and institutional abuse.The purpose of these meetings was to hear the stories the survivors had to tell, and to see what the Church could do to try to make amends for […]

Bishop Denis Brennan

Born in the Parish of Rathnure, Enniscorthy, on 20 June 1945, he was ordained on 31 May 1970 at St Peter’s College, Wexford. He was appointed to the House of Missions in 1970 and Administrator of St Senan’s Parish, Enniscorthy from 1986 until his appointment as parish priest of Taghmon in 1997. He served as Vicar Forane for Wexford Deanery and as diocesan delegate charged with child protection. He was ordained Bishop of Ferns on 23 April 2006. “I have only one ambition today, to walk with you, the people, religious and priests of the diocese in your joys and your sorrows. Sometimes I may be able to help you, sometimes I may need you to help me.”