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The author wishes to thank the members of Pallottine communities for their hospitality, and assistance in compiling the information contained in this book, especially their Archivist, Fr Kelvin Kenny, and Br Wim van Veen of Tardun.
Pallottine Family Newsletter March 2007
After 25 years Fr. Kelvin Kenny is back in Victoria from the West where he spent 5 years in Tardun as homework tutor, chaplain to the Agricultural school and part of the maintenance team.
From Tardun he spent a year in Geraldton in the Aboriginal Ministry.
He then moved to Perth for another 6 years as an assistant priest to Fr. John Luemmen at Riverton Parish, followed by another 6 years at Rossmoyne caring for the elderly members.
His final time in the West was back in Geraldton for another 7 years in the Aboriginal Ministry.
He returns a little worse for wear.
Two years ago he found he was having some difficulties with his early morning walks on the beach.
After a MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) it was discovered that some brain cells had dropped out due to radiation therapy he received 35 years ago.
in now quietly settling into his
new surroundings at 85 Studley Park Road in Kew.
Gerard Christoph and Kelvin Kenny
and Brother Barry Hall.
Fr Kelvin Kenny SAC
Pallottine Missionary College
85 Studley Park Road
Kew VIC 3101
61 3 9853 8506
Tardun History 03
My burden was lightened in 1981, when Fr Kelvin Kenny joined our community as second priest and took over the Chaplaincy at St Mary's.
But when Brother Eddie was transferred to Millgrove in Victoria in April 1986, the whole system collapsed.
Fr Kelvin Kenny
place in Geraldton