By Dan Walsh
WexfordLocal.com has learned that Bishop-elect Msgr Ger Nash will be installed as Bishop of Ferns on Sunday, September 5th in St. Aidan’s Cathedral, Enniscorthy. Further details to follow closer to the time.
Msgr Nash who is the new parish priest of Wexford town was in The Church of the Assumption Bride St. celebrating 8am Mass on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday this week and met with some of the parishioners.
Msgr. Nash’s Episcopal appointment by His Holiness, Pope Francis, was announced by his predecessor Bishop Denis Brennan on the Feast of the Sacred Heart (Friday, June 11th). Mass was celebrated at St Aidan’s Cathedral Enniscorthy at 12 noon to celebrate the announcement.
“I am privileged to be chosen by Pope Francis to lead this historic Diocese and I feel very humbled,” said Msgr. Nash, who was a priest in the Clare Diocese of Killaloe.