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Toowoomba Church History – Education

At the request of Bishop Roper, Bishop of Toowoomba, three Sisters of St Joseph- Sr Macrina, Sr Carmel and Sr Magdalen arrived in Quilpie by train. St Joseph’s School, Quilpie was opened. The school later became St Finbarr’s School and in 2009 leadership of the school was transferred from the Sisters of St Joseph to the Catholic Education Office, Toowoomba.