Growing in Faith

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Joe Kearney was born in Essendon, Melbourne in 1921 and moved to Hepburn Springs in 1928 where his family ran a guest house. He commenced his schooling at St. Monica's Moonee Ponds and completed his primary school with the Presentation Sisters at Daylesford.

Joe attended St Patrick's College Ballarat as a boarder and completed his secondary education at the college.

In February 1940 he joined the Pallottines at Kew and was ordained a Priest in July 1946.

Joe has worked in many parishes both in Victoria and Western Australia and from 1969 -75 he serves as Regional Superior of the Pallottines, followed by a term as Regional Secretary and Bursar.

In celebration his 80th year Joe continues to minister to his people; enjoys attending Art classes and has taken time to reflect on his journey. These 'ramblings' as he called them, are the result of this reflective time.


2001 Spectrum Publications P/L

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