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The stained glass window commemorates the foundation of the Brotherhood of St Laurence on this site in 1930. 

Father Tucker was to become one of the towering figures in the Anglican Church of Australia, beginning with his establishment at S.Stephen’s in 1930 of the Brotherhood of St.Laurence. The Brotherhood was founded as a male religious order of the Anglican Church, its members pledging to remain unmarried while part of the Brotherhood, to live frugally and to practise an active community life.

Its members included priests and lay brothers. Notable among the four original members was the Reverend Guy Colman Cox, who shared Father Tucker’s dream of a community of serving priests, and who died suddenly in 1937 at the tragically young age of 32. 


Address:Brunker Road, S. Stephen`s Church, Adamstown , 2289
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -32.932969
Long: 151.726635
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Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Culture
Actual Event Start Date:08-December-1930
Actual Event End Date:08-December-1930


Front Inscription

The Poor Are The
Treasurers Of The

To The Glory Of God, And In Commemoration Of
  The Foundation Of
The Brotherhood Of St Laurence
On This Site, 8th Dec. 1930
Co Founder Father G. K. Tucker.


Source: MA
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