Director of Religious Education

Christina Banville

Ferns Diocesan Centre, St Peter’s College, Wexford

Telephone: 053-9145511

Fax: 053-9145111


Nurturing our Children’s Faith

The Director is responsible for religious education at all levels throughout the diocese, with particular responsibility for secondary schools.

Diocesan Advisor for Primary School Catechetics

Rev Patrick Duffy CCPatrick Duffy

 Kilmyshall, Bunclody Co. Wexford

Telephone: 053-9377188


The Diocesan Advisor for Primary School Catechetics supports parents, teachers and priests in the religious education of children. In addition to school visits he organises meetings with parents in preparation for their children receiving the Sacraments of 1st Confession, 1st Holy Communion and Confirmation.




Diocesan Education SecretaryFrank Murphy

V Rev Francis Murphy, PP

Parochial House, Kilmuckridge, Gorey , Co Wexford

Telephone: 053-9130116


The Diocesan Education Secretary may be contacted at

The Diocesan Education Secretary represents the Bishop in matters pertaining to the delivery of primary education in schools under his patronage.



National Programme of Training for BOMs

  • The training modules “The Board as a Corporate Entity” & “Anti-Bullying Procedures” were delivered by CPSMA in Gorey (October 19, 2016) and Ferrycarrig (Oct 20, 2016)
  • The module “Board Finances and the role of the Treasurer” will be delivered by CPSMA in the RIVERBANK HOUSE HOTEL, Ferrybank, Wexford on Nov 24 at 7:00 pm. To participate, please register on the CPSMA website – open to ALL BOM members. [Ps Note change of venue].


Note: From Tuesday, Nov 8, 2016 a teacher may only be recruited to TEMPORARY POSTS (c.f. 007/2016).