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The Larrikin Priest: Father Bob Maguire
Passionate and creative, humorous and compassionate, Father Bob has made a significant mark. Sue Williams has written the biography of this controversial figure and national treasure in Father Bob: The Larrikin Priest. Together, they tell his extraordinary story.
When Father Bob Maguire was forced to retire from his South Melbourne parish, the community – and wider Melbourne – was devastated and outraged. Father Bob is an iconoclast, known for his radio and television partnerships with John Safran as well as his lifelong work with the homeless, sick, criminal and addicted – work he continues now through the Father Bob Maguire Foundation.