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Bishop Fintan Monahan welcomes the appointment of Father Ger Nash as Bishop of Ferns

I warmly congratulate Father Ger Nash on his appointment as Bishop of Ferns. I have known him since we started in Maynooth together in September 1984 and being ordained one day apart in June 1991. I am deeply indebted to him since my arrival here in the diocese of Killaloe five years ago.  His tremendous […]

Statement of Archbishop Dermot Farrell on the appointment of Father Gerard Nash as Bishop of Ferns

I warmly welcome the news today that Pope Francis has appointed Father Gerard Nash of the Diocese of Killaloe as Bishop of Ferns.  I congratulate Bishop-elect Nash, and wish him every blessing as he commences his new pastoral ministry among the people and priests of Ferns. As pastor, the bishop shares profoundly in the mission […]

Archbishop Eamon Martin congratulates Bishop-elect Ger Nash on his appointment to the Diocese of Ferns

Archbishop Eamon Martin has congratulated Father Ger Nash of the Diocese of Killaloe on his appointment by Pope Francis as Bishop of Ferns.  Archbishop Eamon also expressed his gratitude to Bishop Denis Brennan whose resignation as Bishop of Ferns was accepted by Pope Francis today. Archbishop Eamon said, “I want to offer my prayerful congratulations […]

Bishop Denis Brennan welcomes the appointment by Pope Francis of Father Ger Nash as Bishop of Ferns

I warmly welcome the appointment of Father Ger Nash of the Diocese of Killaloe as my successor as Bishop of Ferns. I know that the people of Ferns, priests, religious, and lay faithful will welcome him too, and make him feel at home in their midst.  I heartily congratulate him on his appointment and trust that he […]

Address by Bishop-elect Ger Nash on his appointment as Bishop of Ferns

Cathedral of Saint Aidan, Enniscorthy, Co Wexford “I pray that here in Ferns we will turn our faces towards the future set aside for us by God and that we will journey forward together in faith” – Bishop-elect Nash Address Dia is Muire dhibh go léir. Good morning and thank you for being here.  I […]

Pope Francis appoints Father Ger Nash as the new Bishop of Ferns

Photo opportunity at 11.30am outside The Presbytery, Enniscorthy His Holiness Pope Francis has appointed Father Ger Nash, a priest of the Diocese of Killaloe, as the new Bishop of the Diocese of Ferns.  The news of this Episcopal appointment will be made public this morning at 11.00am Irish time (12.00pm in the Vatican). Following this […]

Archbishop Dermot Farrell offers blessing to Leaving Cert Class of 2021

In an open letter to the Leaving Cert Class of 2021 throughout the State, Archbishop Dermot Farrell published the following message ahead of the start of the public examinations tomorrow: Letter I wish all the 2021 Leaving Certificate students, those who are going through the Predicted Grades System or sitting the written examination every good […]

Bishop Fintan Monahan prays for safety on our roads this June holiday weekend

‘Blessing of the Roads’ ceremony to take place in Saint Joseph’s Church, Ennis As we look forward to the June holiday weekend, Bishop Fintan Monahan, asks all road users to take particular care over the next three days. Bishop Monahan said, “Since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic 15 months ago, we have gained a […]

Homily of Archbishop Dermot Farrell on the Feast of Saint Kevin

Mass celebrated in Saint Mary’s Pro Cathedral, Dublin, for the Metropolitan Chapter There is a deep and serious consultation to discern the promptings of God in our heritage and in the People of God.   The Task Force, which I established under the title, “Building Hope”, is a step in that direction, as is the National Synod […]

7,000 survivors of institutional, clerical, and religious abuse and members of their families have availed of the Towards Healing counselling service

Homily of Bishop Michael Router at the Armagh Diocesan Pilgrimage to the Basilica of Our Lady Queen of Ireland, Knock, Archdiocese of Tuam Holy Trinity Depicting the Trinity in an artistic form has been one of the great challenges for artists down through the centuries. God the Father is typically unseen, God the Holy Spirit […]

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