“You are my God. My happiness lies in You alone.” – Ps. 15

Rev. James Fegan

Son of Nicholas and Catherine Fegan, Rev. James was born in Dublin in 1962. He was educated at St. Agatha’s NS, North William Street, 1967-71; Plunkett College, Drumcondra,1975-80; St. Peter’s Seminary 1980-86. He was ordained at East Wall, Dublin, on 22nd June, 1986.

He served as parish chaplain at Our Lady Queen of Peace, Merrion, Dublin, September1986- June 1987, during which time he took part in a formation programme in Loreto House, Carysfort College; Dean of Discipline at St. Peter’s Secondary School, September 1987- June 1988; assistant to Canon John Butler, PP Ramsgrange, September 1988 – January 1989; CC Wexford, January 1989; Administrator Wexford, September 1997.

Rev. Michael O’Shea

A native of Cork City, Rev. O’Shea qualified as a teacher in Marino Training College, having completed his novitiate in St Helen’s in Booterstown, and later his degree in U.C.D.

As a Christian Brother he taught in primary and secondary schools in various parts of Ireland.

In 1997/98 he enjoyed a sabbatical year in Jerusalem. Having been accepted by Bishop Comiskey for the Diocese of Ferns he studied for his Divinity degree in Maynooth, and then did a year in the Parish of Kentish Town in London.

In January 2004 he was ordained by Bishop Eamonn Walsh while stationed in New Ross. In July 2004 he was appointed to Wexford.

Rev. Aodhán Marken

Son of Gerard and Anne Marken, nee Gunning, Newtownards, Co. Down, was born in 1971. He was educated at Presentation College, Bray, Co. Wicklow; St. Mary’s National School, Rosslare Strand; St. Peter’s College, Wexford; St.Mary’s College, Dundalk; St. Malachy’s College, Belfast, and St. Peter’s Seminary, Wexford.

He was ordained at the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Scotstown, Clones, Co. Monaghan, on 19th June 1994.

After his ordination he was appointed chaplain to St. Peter’s College where he remained until 30th August 1997 when he was appointed CC at Bride Street, Wexford.

Rev. Brian Whelan

Son of P.J. and Mary Whelan, Rev. Brian is a native of Blackwater, Co. Wexford. He was educated at St. Brigid’s NS, Blackwater, St. Peter’s College, Wexford, and St. Patrick’s College, Maynooth.

He was ordained in St Brigid’s Church, Blackwater on April 17th, 2005. Following Ordination, he spent a year in St. Senan’s Parish, Enniscorthy, and was appointed to Wexford in August 2006.