Ferran Glenfield

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The Right Reverend
Samuel Ferran Glenfield
Bishop of Kilmore, Elphin and Ardagh
Predecessor Richard Clarke
Personal details
Born 1954
Nationality Irish
Denomination Church of Ireland (Anglican)
Spouse Jean Glenfield
Alma mater Trinity College, Dublin Wycliffe Hall, Oxford
Styles of
Ferran Glenfield
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Reference style The Right Reverend
Spoken style My Lord
Religious style Bishop

Samuel Ferran Glenfield, B.A., M.A., M.Th. (Oxon:), M.Litt., Ph.D (Warwick),[1] (born 1954), is the current Bishop of Kilmore, Elphin and Ardagh.[2]

He is married to Jean, a teacher at Wesley College Dublin. The couple have 3 children, Michael, Richard and Esther. Michael studied at St. Andrew's University before going on to work as a teacher in Bristol. Richard studied at the Irish Baptist College and has worked in churches in Hillsborough and South Carolina. Esther graduated with a first from Queen's College, Cambridge, and currently resides in Liverpool.

He was educated at Queen's University Belfast and Trinity College, Dublin and ordained in 1992. His first post was a curacy at Douglas, County Cork.[3] He then served incumbencies in Rathcooney, Kill O'The Grange (County Dublin) and Hillsborough

Since his installation Bishop Ferran has been instrumental in reforming the administrative councils that comprise Kilmore, Elphin and Ardagh. He is a conservative evangelical who is renowned for his biblical teaching. [4] before elevation to the Episcopate.[5]


Church of Ireland titles
Preceded by
Kenneth Herbert Clarke
Bishop of Kilmore, Elphin and Ardagh