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Girls’ Friendly Society

Congratulations to the four graduating St Francis College formation students, who have been together since Seekers Day in 2017. Please pray for them as their ordination to the diaconate approaches, pictured (L-R) Loretta Tyler-Moss, Melissa Conway, Gary Tognola and Lorraine Lynch (Valedictory Service, St Francis College, 24 October 2021)

Special valedictory service commemorates 2021’s graduating formation students

Clergy and lay people from across our Diocesan community gathered at St Francis College’s Chapel of the Holy Spirit on Sunday for a valedictory service to celebrate the 2021 graduation of formation students


Girls’ Friendly Society: history, origins and now

“GFS – An Anglican Ministry in our Diocese supports a range of initiatives, locally and internationally, by providing grants for parishes; bursaries for St Francis College students; financial support for Ichthus Camps; and funding for a chaplain one day a week at Queensland Children’s Hospital,” says GFS – An Anglican Ministry Office Administrator, Margaret Humphries


Eliza Tritton OBE

Diocesan Archivist Michael Rogers tells us about energetic philanthropist Eliza Tritton OBE who contributed much to our Diocese and to the wider Brisbane community