Formative Years

'Sanctity of home life'

THE SANCTITY OF HOME LIFE. SERMON BY CANON GARLAND.   IN St. George’s Cathedral [ Perth, Western Australia ] on Sunday night [ 13 January 1901 ] Canon Garland [ David John Garland ] preached on “The Sanctity of Home Life”. After referring at length to the importance of family life and its bearings upon society, he pointed out that the latter was so dependent on the former that the advancement or degeneration of the State Read more…

By The Secretary, ago
Formative Years

Prayers for a new nation

SERVICE IN THE CATHEDRAL. THE intercession service held in St. George’s Cathedral [ on 1 January 1901 ] was attended by a large congregation, despite the earliness of the hour, a quarter past nine. Among those present were His Excellency the Administrator [ Alexander Campbell Onslow ], Lady Onslow [ Madeline Emma Onslow, neé Loftus ] and Miss Onslow, Mr. Justice Stone [ Edward Albert Stone ], Mr. H.B. Lefroy (Minister of Mines) [ Henry Read more…

Formative Years

Collated a canon

ABOVE: The newly-installed canon of Perth’s St George’s Cathedral, David John Garland. This image appeared in Perth’s“The Western Mail” newspaper on 23 June 1900 (page 38).   THE REV. D. J. GARLAND INSTALLED CANON.   At St. George’s Cathedral on Monday afternoon the ceremony of the installation of the Rev. D.J. Garland [ David John Garland ] as a canon of the Cathedral, to which he was appointed by the Bishop of Perth, in succession to the late Rev. Canon Sweeting, was performed by the Read more…

By The Secretary, ago
Formative Years

Church parade, WA

ABOVE: Australian troops marching across a bridge on their way to Fremantle to embark for the Boer War in South Africa. This was a scene very familiar to the newly-ordained Canon David John Garland, a military chaplain to the West Australian contingents to the Boer War. This is Australian War Memorial Image No. P04182.001.   THE MOUNTED INFANTRY CONTINGENT. CHURCH PARADE.   THE church parade at Karrakatta yesterday [ 21 January 1900 ] was made Read more…

By The Secretary, ago
Formative Years

Easter with the artillerymen

EASTER CAMP AND EXERCISE. ARTILLERYMEN AT COTTESLOE. FIFTY-NINE MEN UNDER CANVAS. THE decision recently arrived at by the Government that no volunteer camp of exercise should be held this Easter caused considerable disappointment in the ranks of the defence forces, as it was felt to be a departure from a custom which has obtained for several years past, and proved a valuable means of instruction to the volunteers in their military duties. Unable to obtain Read more…

By The Secretary, ago
Formative Years

Church work, WA

Church work in WA: 1897 CHURCH WORK,- The Rev. D. Garland [ David John Garland ], Bishop’s chaplain, visited Albany to conduct the services at St. John’s Church on Sunday. He informed a representative of “The Advertiser” that during the past five years the development of the colony has greatly increased the responsibilities of the Bishop and his assistants. During that time the staff of clergy has increased largely and the lay readers have doubled in Read more…

By The Secretary, ago