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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 49th Ferns Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes takes place from 17th to 22nd May 2017. If you are interested in travelling with the Pilgrimage, please contact O’ Leary Travel, Enniscorthy at 053 9233178.
During the Ad Limina visit, Irish Bishops are scheduled to meet with Pope Francis this morning. They are pictured below before departing for the meeting.
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.”