“Sister Joan serves as yet another example of how sometimes it is the small brush strokes on a large canvas that can make all the difference,” writes Archives Researcher Adrian Gibb on Sister Joan Michael SSA, who nursed one of the Stinson plane crash survivors to recovery
“Mother Emma was renowned for her love of children and her gentle nature, and was considered a bastion of calmness and serenity, although underneath that exterior…was a strength and determination to face challenges and expand the Society of the Sacred Advent and its reach,” says Archives Researcher Adrian Gibb on Mother Emma Crawford SSA, who is commemorated in the Lectionary on 9 March
“Her work is still going on to this day, and serves as a fitting tribute to a devoted, kind and innovative woman,” says Archives Researcher Adrian Gibb of Louisa Toogood, the founder of the St John’s Ecumenical Coffee Brigade
“It is a fitting time to acknowledge a man with a poor bodily constitution, but a mighty and priestly spirit,” says Archives Researcher Adrian Gibb of Bishop Stone-Wigg and his unique contributions to our Diocese
In 1848 the body of a priest from the Moreton Bay district was found, but the cause of his death remains unknown to this day: Archives Researcher Adrian Gibb tells us what we do know
The Rev’d Canon David Garland has long been regarded as ‘the architect’ of Anzac Day, and is a revered figure in the history of the Anglican Diocese of Brisbane. In this video, the Anglican Church Southern Queensland honours Canon Garland and explains why he is identified with the national day of remembrance that is Anzac Day. Lest we forget.