Ferris CM, Edward, 1738-1809, Vincentian Priest

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Ferris CM, Edward, 1738-1809, Vincentian Priest

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  • Father Edward Ferris CM

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Father Edward Ferris was a Kerryman who went to France at the age of 16 to join the Irish Brigade.
In 1758, at age 20, he entered the Vincentian novitiate in Saint Lazare in Paris. The Irish Province had not been established yet.
In 1771, he was Superior of the Seminary of Toul and Vicar General of the Diocese.
In 1774, he was appointed Superior of the ecclesiastical college of Amiens and became Vicar General of that Diocese.
After Maynooth College was established in 1795, Father Ferris was invited there and became Dean on 11 January of that year.

Father Ferris died in 26 November 1809.
His remains were transferred to Castleknock College Cemetery on 19 October 1875: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/260965902/edward-ferris_cm


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Two sources are: http://www.diskon.ie/assets/Colloque%20Volume%2007.pdf
and http://www.diskon.ie/assets/Colloque%20Volume%2021.pdf
which both have a piece on Father Edward Ferris CM.

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