Director of Religious Education & Youth Ministry:

Colette O’Doherty

Address: Ferns Diocesan Centre, St Peter’s College, Wexford

Telephone: 053-9145511


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

Ms Mairin Jackson

Address: “Fuschia Cottage”, Aughclare, New Ross, Co. Wexford

Telephone: 087-2222522


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

Address: Parochial House, Kilmuckridge, Gorey , Co Wexford

Telephone: 053-9130116

Mobile: 087-2368411

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.