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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.
The Bishop of Ferns Dr. Denis Brennan has announced the following clerical changes for the Diocese of Ferns, effective 8th August 2015:Fr. Thomas Doyle (PP Craanford) to retirement.Fr. Richard Lawless (ADM St. Aidan’s Cathedral) to P.P. Craanford.Fr. Odhran Furlong (C.C. Rathgarogue) to ADM St. Aidan’s Cathedral.Fr. Jim Furlong (PP Newbawn) to retirement.Fr. James Moynihan CC […]
Ferns Seminarian completes CPE at Cork University Hospital Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) is a multifaith action, reflection, integration form of adult education that is provided in a supervised context where adult peers reflect on their experience of ministry and seek to draw on and integrate new insight for more effective ministry. Each unit of CPE […]
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.”