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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.
Bishop Brennan is pictured with clergy from the Diocese of Ferns who celebrate their jubilee this year.Back Row: V Rev Brian Broaders, (VF), V Rev William Howell(VF), V Rev Oliver Sweeney (Ruby), V Rev Diarmuid Desmond(Golden), V Rev William Cosgrave (Golden), V Rev James Hammel(Golden), V Rev John Byrne(Silver), Rt Rev Mgr Joe McGrath(VG).Front Row: […]
“Empty your rucksack; you are carrying too much weight.Empty your interior; leave what exceeds you, leave behind the appearances, the fronts that minimize you…and discover the greatness that exists in you. Leave aside what you have to love who you are. Empty your interior room; only in the opened spaces you will feel the Breeze; […]
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.”