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Parish Priest, St Mary's Kangaroo Point

The Rev'd Canon Gary Harch

About The Rev'd Canon Gary -

The Rev’d Canon Gary Harch is a St John’s Cathedral canon. He has a Bachelor of Surveying and a Bachelor of Arts, both from UQ, with special interests in environmental theology and good governance.

Articles by The Rev'd Canon Gary

Films & TV Aswan Reid plays the lead in The New Boy, Kaytetye writer and director Warwick Thornton’s third feature film Films & TV

The New Boy

“While cinemas have plenty of foreign films screening, mainly of the mainstream blockbuster variety, it is refreshing and worth celebrating that a historical Australian film, continuing the tradition of cinematic storytelling on Australian themes and First Nations matters, gets a decent cinema release around the country,” says The Rev’d Canon Gary Harch

Films & TV Rock Island Bend, Franklin River Films & TV


“The documentary feature, Franklin, interweaves Oliver Cassidy’s solo rafting trip down the Franklin River, his personal life journey, his late father’s rafting trip 40 years earlier and the history of the ‘No Dams’ campaign,” says The Rev’d Canon Gary Harch from St John’s Cathedral

"Sometimes we study passages in scripture like a single tree. I believe, that we need the 'forest' view of scripture, so we can then best understand a 'single tree' passage" (Canon Gary Harch)
Faith book reflections

The book I have given away the most and why: Canon Gary Harch

“Trees flourish because of a whole community. This is salient to the Christian message,” says The Rev’d Canon Gary Harch, from St John’s Cathedral, as he shares about this innovative best-seller