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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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Celebration of Chrism Mass

Bishop Brennan and the Vicars of the Diocese of Ferns meet with Jubilarians before this year’s Chrism Mass at St. Aidan’s Cathedral. Front Row – Fr. Bernard Cushen (40 years), Fr. Matt Glynn (50 years), Bishop Brennan, Fr. Aidan Jones (50 years), Fr. Jim Curtis (50 years), Fr Joe Kavanagh (40 years). Back Row – […]

Message of Pope Francis for the 29th World Youth Day

MESSAGE OF POPE FRANCIS FOR THE TWENTY-NINTH WORLD YOUTH DAY 2014   “Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven” (Mt 5:3)     Dear Young Friends, How vividly I recall the remarkable meeting we had in Rio de Janeiro for the Twenty-eighth World Youth Day. It was a great […]

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.”