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Parishioner, St David's, Chelmer-Graceville and St Hugh's, Inala

Margaret Thurgood

About Margaret -

Margaret Thurgood is a Parishioner at St David’s, Chelmer-Graceville and St Hugh’s, Inala, and has a special interest in spiritual writing. She graduated from UQ in 1939 with a Bachelor of Science.

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Articles by Margaret

"The Joshua series has taught me that sometimes you need to break the rules, or the law, to do the right thing. I like how it is based on scripture. According to the Pharisees, who were strict about the law, you couldn’t eat with sinners – but Jesus did. Jesus also told us not to judge" (Southern Region parishioner 102-year-old Margaret Thurgood, February 2022).
Faith book reflections

The book I have given away the most and why: Margaret Thurgood

“This book is a parable about how people would react to Jesus today and how the Church, in an institutional sense, could react to him,” says centenarian parishioner Margaret Thurgood


Margaret’s musings: spiritual stocktaking

“As a financial year ends and a new one starts there is always stocktaking, so at the start of this Church year we should all do some spiritual stocktaking,” says soon-to-be-101-year-old Margaret Thurgood from St David’s, Chelmer-Graceville and St Hugh’s, Inala