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Diocese of

Ferns

Ireland Ireland

Continent: West Europe

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Ecclesiastical Province: Dublin

Address: Bishop's House, Summerhill, Wexford, Ireland

Phone: (053)91.22.177

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History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2006.03.01 – ...):Bishop Denis Brennan (69)Bishop Denis Brennan (69)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Ferns (Roman Rite)

Bishop Denis Brennan (69)Bishop Denis Brennan (69)
(2006.03.01 – ...)

Bishop of Ferns (Ireland)

Rejoice and be glad

Born:1945.06.20 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1970.05.31
Consecrated Bishop:2006.04.23

Bishop of Ferns (Ireland) (2006.03.01 – ...)

Bishop Brendan Oliver Comiskey, SS.CC. (79)Bishop Brendan Oliver Comiskey, SS.CC. (79)
(1984.04.04 – 2002.04.06)

Bishop emeritus of Ferns (Ireland)

Born:1935.08.13 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1961.06.25
Consecrated Bishop:1980.01.20

Titular Bishop of Thibilis (1979.12.03 – 1984.04.04)

Auxiliary Bishop of Dublin (Ireland) (1979.12.03 – 1984.04.04)

Bishop of Ferns (Ireland) (1984.04.04 – 2002.04.06)

Bishop Donald J. Herlihy
(1964.10.30 – 1983.04.02)

Born:1908.11.29 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1931.04.04
Consecrated Bishop:1964.11.15
Died:1983.04.02 († 74)

Bishop of Ferns (Ireland) (1964.10.30 – 1983.04.02)

Bishop James Staunton
(1938.12.10 – 1963.06.27)

Born:1889.02.20 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1913.06.22
Consecrated Bishop:1939.02.05
Died:1963.06.27 († 74)

Bishop of Ferns (Ireland) (1938.12.10 – 1963.06.27)

Bishop William Codd
(1917.12.07 – 1938.03.12)

Born:1864.07.06 (Ireland)
Died:1938.03.12 († 73)

Bishop of Ferns (Ireland) (1917.12.07 – 1938.03.12)

Bishop James Browne
(1884.07.06 – 1917.06.21)

Born:1842.08.28
Died:1917.06.21 († 74)

Bishop of Ferns (Ireland) (1884.07.06 – 1917.06.21)

Bishop Michael Warren
(1876.03.14 – 1884.04.22)

Born:1826 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1853
Consecrated Bishop:1876.05.07
Died:1885.04.22 († 59)

Bishop of Ferns (Ireland) (1876.03.14 – 1884.04.22)

Bishop Thomas Furlong
(1857.01.09 – 1875.11.12)

Born:1803 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1826.05.22
Consecrated Bishop:1857.03.22
Died:1875.11.12 († 72)

Bishop of Ferns (Ireland) (1857.01.09 – 1875.11.12)

Bishop James Keating
(1819.03.09 – 1849.09.07)

Born:1783 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1808
Consecrated Bishop:1819.03.21
Died:1849.09.07 († 66)

Coadjutor Bishop of Ferns (Ireland) (1818.12.06 – 1819.03.09)

Bishop of Ferns (Ireland) (1819.03.09 – 1849.09.07)

Bishop Patrick Ryan
(1814.01.14 – 1819.03.09)

Born: (Ireland)
Consecrated Bishop:1805.02.02
Died:1819.03.09

Titular Bishop of Germaniciana (1804.10.02 – 1814.01.14)

Coadjutor Bishop of Ferns (Ireland) (1804.10.02 – 1814.01.14)

Bishop of Ferns (Ireland) (1814.01.14 – 1819.03.09)

Bishop James Caulfield
(1786.10.19 – 1814.01.14)

Born: (Ireland)
Died:1814.01.14

Coadjutor Bishop of Ferns (Ireland) (1782.02.26 – 1786.10.19)

Bishop of Ferns (Ireland) (1786.10.19 – 1814.01.14)

Bishop Nicholas Sweetman
(1745.01.25 – 1786.10.21)

Born:1696 (Ireland)
Died:1786.10.21 († 90)

Bishop of Ferns (Ireland) (1745.01.25 – 1786.10.21)

Bishop Ambrose O’Callaghan, O.F.M.
(1729.09.26 – 1744.08.08)

Died:1744.08.08

Bishop of Ferns (Ireland) (1729.09.26 – 1744.08.08)

Bishop John Verdon
(1709.09.14 – 1728)

Died:1728

Bishop of Ferns (Ireland) (1709.09.14 – 1728)

Bishop Michael Rossiter
(1697.07.01 – 1709)

Died:1709

Bishop of Ferns (Ireland) (1697.07.01 – 1709)

Bishop Luke Wadding
(1683 – 1691)

Died:1691

Coadjutor Bishop of Ferns (Ireland) (1671.08.26 – 1683)

Bishop of Ferns (Ireland) (1683 – 1691)

Bishop Nicolas Franch
(1645.02.06 – 1678.08.23)

Born:1604 (Ireland)
Consecrated Bishop:1645.12.03
Died:1678.08.23 († 74)

Bishop of Ferns (Ireland) (1645.02.06 – 1678.08.23)

Auxiliary Bishop of Santiago de Compostela (Spain) (1652 – 1666)

Auxiliary Bishop of Paris (France) (1666 – 1668)

Auxiliary Bishop of Gent (Belgium) (1668 – 1678.08.23)

Bishop John Roche
(1624.04.29 – 1636.04.09)

Died:1636.04.09

Bishop of Ferns (Ireland) (1624.04.29 – 1636.04.09)

Bishop Peter Power
(1582.04.27 – 1587)

Died:1587

Bishop of Ferns (Ireland) (1582.04.27 – 1587)

Bishop Alexander Devereux
(? – 1566)

Died:1566

Bishop of Ferns (Ireland) (? – 1566)

Bishop Gabriel de S. Serio, O.S.B.
(1541.06.03 – 1542.05.05)

Died:1542.05.05

Bishop of Elphin (Ireland) (1539.08.27 – 1541.06.03)

Bishop of Ferns (Ireland) (1541.06.03 – 1542.05.05)

Bishop Bernard O’Donnell, O.F.M.
(1541.03.30 – 1541.06.03)

Died:1542

Bishop of Ferns (Ireland) (1541.03.30 – 1541.06.03)

Bishop of Elphin (Ireland) (1541.06.03 – 1542)

Bishop John Purcell
(1519.04.13 – 1539.07.20)

Consecrated Bishop:1519.05.06
Died:1539.07.20

Bishop of Ferns (Ireland) (1519.04.13 – 1539.07.20)

Bishop Nicholas Comyn
(1510 – 1519.04.13)

Consecrated Bishop:1510.01.20
Died:1557.07.12

Bishop of Ferns (Ireland) (1510 – 1519.04.13)

Bishop of Waterford and Lismore (Ireland) (1519.04.13 – 1550.07.21)

Bishop Edmund Comerford
(1505 – 1509.04.15)

Consecrated Bishop:1505
Died:1509.04.15

Bishop of Ferns (Ireland) (1505 – 1509.04.15)

Bishop Laurence Neville
(1479.10.26 – 1503)

Died:1503

Bishop of Ferns (Ireland) (1479.10.26 – 1503)

Bishop John Purcell
(1457.10.04 – 1479)

Died:1479

Bishop of Ferns (Ireland) (1457.10.04 – 1479)

Bishop Robert Whittey
(1418.02.16 – 1457.10.05)

Died:1458

Bishop of Ferns (Ireland) (1418.02.16 – 1457.10.05)

Bishop Patrick Barrett, O.S.A.
(1400.12.10 – 1415.11.10)

Consecrated Bishop:1400.12
Died:1415.11.10

Bishop of Ferns (Ireland) (1400.12.10 – 1415.11.10)

Bishop Thomas Dene
(1363 – 1400.08.27)

Consecrated Bishop:1363.06.18
Died:1400.08.27

Bishop of Ferns (Ireland) (1363 – 1400.08.27)

Bishop William Carnells, O.P.
(1350.04.19 – 1362)

Consecrated Bishop:1350
Died:1362

Bishop of Ferns (Ireland) (1350.04.19 – 1362)

Bishop John Esmond
(1349 – 1349)

Consecrated Bishop:1349

Bishop of Ferns (Ireland) (1349 – 1349)

Bishop of Emly (Ireland) (1356.02.28 – 1362)

Bishop Geoffrey Grandfield, O.E.S.A.
(1347.03.05 – 1348.10.22)

Consecrated Bishop:1347.06
Died:1348.10.22

Bishop of Ferns (Ireland) (1347.03.05 – 1348.10.22)

Bishop Hugh of Saltu
(1347 – 1347)

Consecrated Bishop:1347.04.08

Bishop of Ferns (Ireland) (1347 – 1347)

Bishop Adam of Northampton
(1312 – 1346.10.29)

Consecrated Bishop:1312.06.18
Died:1346.10.29

Bishop of Ferns (Ireland) (1312 – 1346.10.29)

Bishop Robert Walrand
(1305 – 1311.11.17)

Died:1311.11.17

Bishop of Ferns (Ireland) (1305 – 1311.11.17)

Bishop Simon of Evesham
(1304 – 1304.09.01)

Consecrated Bishop:1304.06.22
Died:1304.09.01

Bishop of Ferns (Ireland) (1304 – 1304.09.01)

Bishop Richard of Northampton
(1282.07.28 – 1304.01.03)

Consecrated Bishop:1283
Died:1304.01.03

Bishop of Ferns (Ireland) (1282.07.28 – 1304.01.03)

Bishop High of Lamport
(1258 – 1282.05.15)

Died:1282.05.15

Bishop of Ferns (Ireland) (1258 – 1282.05.15)

Bishop Geoffrey of St. John
(1254 – 1258)

Died:1258

Bishop of Ferns (Ireland) (1254 – 1258)

Bishop John of St. John
(1223 – 1253)

Died:1253

Bishop of Ferns (Ireland) (1223 – 1253)

Bishop Ailbe Ua Máel Muaid, O. Cist.
(1186 – 1223)

Died:1223

Bishop of Ferns (Ireland) (1186 – 1223)

Bishop Joseph Ua h-Áeda
(1161 – 1182)

Died:1182

Bishop of Ferns (Ireland) (1161 – 1182)

Bishop Máel Eoin Ua Dúnacaín
(? – 1125)

Died:1125

Bishop of Ferns (Ireland) (? – 1125)

Bishop Ceallach Ua Colmáin
(? – 1117)

Died:1117

Bishop of Ferns (Ireland) (? – 1117)

Former Prelates


as of 2014.10.29

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