Meet our new Chaplain: Rev Dr Kevin Lenehan
Rev Dr Kevin Lenehan is a priest of the Catholic Diocese of Ballarat in Victoria, ordained in 1993 and has recently been appointed as a Chaplain to the Order of Malta in Victoria.
From 1985-1993 he attended the provincial seminary, Corpus Christi College in Melbourne, and completed degrees in theology at Catholic Theological College and in history and politics at Monash University. He has served as assistant priest and parish priest in parishes of the Ballarat Diocese.
From 2002-2006 he was Diocesan Director of Religious Education. In 2010 he completed a doctorate in systematic theology at the Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium. Currently, he is Senior Lecturer and Associate Dean (Postgraduate & Research) at Catholic Theology College Melbourne, a college of the University of Divinity.
Rev Dr Kevin Lenehan teaches and researches in the areas of fundamental theology, theological anthropology, René Girard’s mimetic theory, and Bonhoeffer studies. He is a regular contributor in faith formation and religious education in parishes and diocese around the country. At present, he is priest-in-residence at St Bridget’s Parish Greythorn in Melbourne, and offers liturgical ministry there on weekends.
We welcome him to the Order of Malta.