St Kevin's Templestowe Parish
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St Kevin's Templestowe Parish
26-44 Herlihys Road, Lower Templestowe, Vic 3107
Fr. Gerry McKernan
9850 5983
Tue: 9-5pm Wed and Thu: 9-4pm

Mass Readings

Easter Sunday

1st April, 2018

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Palm Sunday

25th March, 2018

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Fifth Sunday of Lent

18th March, 2018

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Fourth Sunday of Lent

11th March, 2018

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Parish Newsletters

Palm Sunday

25th March, 2018

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Fifth Sunday of Lent

18th March, 2018

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Fourth Sunday of Lent

11th March, 2018

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Third Sunday of Lent

4th March, 2018

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St Kevin's Templestowe Parish

Vision Statement 


 “St Kevin’s Catholic Parish is a Catholic community called by God and trusting in Jesus. We aspire to care for and connect with the wider world and to be hospitable and generous so that all may live life to the full."


 Mission Statement 


Through the Holy Spirit we make tangible the good news of Jesus Christ in the whole community, by   practising our faith, fostering our growth in Christ and offering service to all.

  We aim to achieve our mission by:

· being a welcoming community;

· promoting prayerful and vibrant liturgies;

· working with other churches and community groups;

· providing opportunities for people to develop their faith;

· respecting every person and

· identifying and providing for those in need.

   Easter Mass Times 

Planting A Lenten Garden - For the Garden of your Daily Living:

Plant Three Rows Of Peas: Plant Four Rows of Squash:

1. Peace of mind 1. Squash gossip

2. Peace of heart 2. Squash indifference

3. Peace of soul 3. Squash grumbling

4. Squash selfishness

Plant Five Rows of Lettuce No Garden is complete without Turnips

1. Lettuce be faithful 1. Turnip for meetings

2. Lettuce be kind 2. Turnip for service

3. Lettuce be patient 3. Turnip for one another

4. Lettuce not be weary in well-doing 4. Turnip with determination

5. Lettuce really love one another

To Conclude Our Garden, 

We Must Have Thyme: Water freely with patience & cultivate with love,

1. Thyme for each other there is so much in your garden,

2. Thyme for family and friends because you reap what you sow.

3. Thyme for God


Fast this Lent? - Give Up - Pope Francis suggests


Caritas Australia’s annual Lenten fundraising and awareness-raising appeal, Project Compassion brings thousands of Australians together in solidarity with the world's poor to help end poverty, promote justice and uphold dignity. Each week we offer a different story, highlighting how Caritas Australia is working together with vulnerable youth to create change for themself and their communities .

5th Sunday of LENT Weekend of 17-18 MARCH 2018




For More information and to see more stories please visit the below links:

Week 5 - Ditosa's Story Week 4 - Evangeline's Story  

Week 3 - Bayan's Story Week 2 - Rattanak's Story Week 1 - Janaki's Story

To donate please click the link below:

Interesting Reading

  • The Participation of Women in the 2020 Plenary Council

    prepared by 'The Council for Australian Catholic Women' June 2017

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  • Should Australian Catholic Bishops be Trusted?

    by Peter Johnstone

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  • The Monastic Way March 2018 by Joan Chittister

    Daily reflections on how God dwells among us in surprising forms.

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  • History of St Kevin's Templestowe Parish

    An interesting account of where/how we came to be.

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  • Lenten Reflection from Joan Chittister

    Where is God now? Our journey with God.

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  • The facts on "the Church , it's assets & financial position".

    An open statement in reaction to the "The Age" articles published recently.

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  • The Reason For the Season of Lent

    published by The Liturgical Commission in 2008

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  • Francis Sullivan: Reform & Renewal after Royal Commission

    by Fatima Measham of Eureka Street

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Map Location

St Kevin's Church: 26-44 Herlihy's Road, Lower Templestowe . VIC 3107
Holy Cross Centre
207 Serpells Road
St. Kevin's Church
26-44 Herlihy's Road,
Holy Cross Centre: 207 Serpells Rd, Templestowe VIC 3106
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