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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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Chrism Mass 2017

        BISHOPS HOMILYOne of the biggest challenges facing the Irish church at the moment is the shortage of candidates coming forward to priesthood and religious life.The sharp decline in numbers studying for the priesthood obviously has huge implications for the future shape of ministry. It also impacts on the present by undermining and sapping our morale.The effect of this […]

Army Chaplains from the Diocese of Ferns

Bishop Brennan pictured with Fr Pat Mernagh, (McKee Barracks – currently on overseas trip to Golan Heights), Fr David Murphy, (Renmore Co Galway) and Fr Brian Whelan, Sarsfield Barracks, Co Limerick. 

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.”