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St Mary’s Kangaroo Point

Dr Cooper and Miss Bedford 'on call' in their horse and buggy on George Street in 1895 (Courtesy of John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland)

Miss Bedford and Dr Cooper – pioneering Queenslanders and St Mary’s parishioners

Dr John Earwaker from St Mary’s, Kangaroo Point tells us about Dr Cooper and Miss Bedford, two pioneering locals and devout St Mary’s parishioners who were decorated for their courageous service in World War I and whose unique legacies live on today


EfM adult learning program

Rector’s Warden at St Mary’s, Kangaroo Point, Kay Self tells us about the origin and history of the popular EfM course and invites us to become part of the 2,000-strong EfM Australian legacy: “I would describe my personal EfM experience as a guided exploration of my faith through study, reflection, discussion and sharing, in a supported and accepting group, led by knowledgeable and experienced mentors”