As part of the preparations for World Meeting of Families in Dublin in 2018 – and the anticipated visit of Pope Francis to Ireland – Bishop Brennan has written a letter to the families of the Diocese of Ferns which will be distributed in the Churches of the Diocese of Christmas Day. The letter welcomes people […]
Pilgrims starting stage three of the Diocesan pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela, outside Burgos Cathedral, 23 pilgrims from the diocese, lead by Fr Roger O’Neill from New Ross and Spiritual Director Fr James Cullen Wexford
Bishop Denis Brennan and clergy from the Diocese of Ferns have travelled to Krakow in Poland to participate in World Youth Day with young people from the Diocese of Ferns.The young people have arrived in Krakow after spending some of their time in Posnan as part of “The days in the Diocese” where they got […]
Friday 3rd June marked the Diamond Anniversary of Ordination to the priesthood for V Rev Lorenzo Canon Clearly and he celebrated his Jubilee in Murrintown Church.￼
CENTENARY PRAYER OF REMEMBRANCE Lord, Merciful and Kind,I remember the men, women and children who died during 1916 and throughout the troubled journey of our island’s history.Ar dheis Dé go raibh a n-anamacha. Look kindly I pray, on the people of Ireland from all traditions, at home and abroad. To you O God, we long to sing […]
On Wednesday last, Confirmation took place in Craanford and Monaseed.
Members of St. Vincent de Paul in Ferns Diocese – Brian McGonagle, Rory McCauley, Bernadette (Ben) Doyle and Edmund Roche pictured with Bishop Brennan at the annual launch of the Christmas appeal. The focus message of the Saint Vincent de Paul appeal this year is one that I would commend to your consideration – “Say Yes […]
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 […]
Bishop Brennan celebrates Mass in The Church of the Assumption, Bride Street, Wexford.
Two/three years ago I was one of a small group of Bishops who had a series of meetings with representatives of survivors of clerical and institutional abuse.The purpose of these meetings was to hear the stories the survivors had to tell, and to see what the Church could do to try to make amends for […]
Bishop Brennan celebrated Mass on Sunday last with the parishoners of Monageer to mark the Centenary of the National School. Blessing of the new school extension took place after Mass. Pictured cutting the cake are Bishop Brennan, Father Cosgrave and Principal, Andy Hanrahan together with pupils from the Junior classes. Bishop Brennan planted a tree to commemorate […]
Bishop Brennan is pictured at Ballyhogue National School to bless their new extension.
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 – […]