Camberwell, Balwyn Deepdene and Surrey Hills Wattle Park Parishes
The current partnership of Camberwell, Balwyn Deepdene and Surrey Hills Wattle Park is part of a series of partnerships that have been evolving since 2010 under the leadership of Parish Priest, Fr Brendan Reed:
June 2010 – Our Lady of Good Counsel, Deepdene and All Hallows Balwyn formerly partnered and in January 2013 became a single parish.
January 2016 – Fr Brendan became Parish Priest of Our Lady of Victories, Camberwell in addition to Balwyn Deepdene Parish.
May 2020 – Fr Brendan is appointed Parish Priest of Our Holy Redeemer, Surrey Hills and Our Lady of Perpetual Succour, Wattle Park Parish in addition to Camberwell and Balwyn Deepdene Parishes.
Our Lady of Victories, Camberwell Parish was initially part of the Hawthorn Parish and was administered by the Jesuits Fathers from their mission in Richmond. The parish was separated from Hawthorn in 1889, and the first Parish Priest appointed was Father McGee. Read more …