“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
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.
In 2017 the Society of the Sacred Advent sisters delivered a mysterious photo album to our Records and Archives Centre – with some determined digging, Archives Researcher Adrian Gibb discovered the rebel priest who owned the album
After Archives and Records Centre volunteer Judith Matthews found a 1942 ‘Return to sender’ envelope which was marked with ‘POW’ and returned to then Archbishop William Wand, Archives staff discovered that the POW addressee was an award-winning poet and former St Francis College Theology student
Records and Archives Centre staff reflect on the life and contributions of beloved pioneering priest, Canon Thomas Jones, on the 100th anniversary of his death