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St Mary Magdalene's Mission
Title : St Mary Magdalene's Mission St Mary Magdalene's Mission
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Creator : Laube, Anthony, photographer
Date of creation : 2006
Format : Photograph
Dimensions : 150 x 100 mm
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The mission based at St. Mary Magdalene's church in the city began its work in 1908. Archdeacon Charles Hornabrook, the rector of St. Mary Magdalene's between 1908 and 1922, was a prominent leader in discussions about social reform within the Adelaide Anglican Church. However, although the Anglican Church was the largest denomination in the state during that time, its approach to social welfare work was largely through small autonomous organisations such as St. Mary Magdalene's Mission, rather than taking a wider co-ordinated approach. Today, the Mission continues to provide meals and other support to people in need through the work of a small but dedicated group of supporting individuals and parishes.
Related names :

Hornabrook, C.S.

St Mary Magdalene's Church (Adelaide, S. Aust.)

St Peter's College Mission (Adelaide, S. Aust.)

Coverage year : 2006
Place : Moore Street (Adelaide, S. Aust.); Adelaide (S. Aust.)
Further reading :
Devenport, John. St Mary Magdalene's Church Adelaide, the first 100 years, [Adelaide: St Mary Magdalene's Church], 1986
Dickey, Brian. Giving a hand: a history of Anglicare SA since 1860, Adelaide: Anglicare SA, 2003
Dickey, Brian. No charity there: a short history of social welfare in Australia, Sydney: Allen & Unwin, 1987
Hilliard, David. Godliness and good order: a history of the Anglican Church in South Australia, Netley, S. Aust.: Wakefield Press, 1986
St Mary Magdalene's Anglican Church (Adelaide, S. Aust.). Church records, 1887-2000, SRG 94/A6
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