Welcome to the website of the St. John the Baptist Cathedral in Canberra. The cathedral parish is part of the Australian Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church (Abroad). We hope that your visit will be of benefit.
The dean of the cathedral is Archpriest Alexander Morozow.
Our parish website also has web pages in Russian with different content.
- 1 August 2016
- July edition of Listok (in Russian).
- 24 May 2016
- Updated contact details.
- 30 April 2016
- May edition of Listok (in Russian).
- 4 April 2016
- Details of the Easter bazaar.
- 13 March 2016
- March edition of Listok (in Russian).
- 27 February 2016
- January edition of Listok (in Russian).
- 5 December 2015
- Announcement of the Russian Bazaar on 12 December
Visitors are always welcome at our services. The All Night Vigil is celebrated beginning at 5 PM on Saturday evenings and the Divine Liturgy at 9 AM on Sunday mornings. Confessions are heard during the Vigil service. The principal language of the services is Church Slavonic. Some English is used in the Divine Liturgies and usually somewhat more during the All Night Vigils. The parish church and school are located at:
1 Matina St
Narrabundah ACT 2604 (map)
|Saturday 15 October||5:00 PM - All Night Vigil||17th Sunday after Pentecost|
|Sunday 16 October||9:00 AM - Divine Liturgy|
|Saturday 22 October||5:00 PM - All Night Vigil||18th Sunday after Pentecost|
|Sunday 23 October||9:00 AM - Divine Liturgy|
|Saturday 29 October||5:00 PM - All Night Vigil||19th Sunday after Pentecost|
|Sunday 30 October||9:00 AM - Divine Liturgy|
|Saturday 5 November||5:00 PM - All Night Vigil||20th Sunday after Pentecost|
|Sunday 6 November||9:00 AM - Divine Liturgy|
|Saturday 12 November||5:00 PM - All Night Vigil||21st Sunday after Pentecost|
|Sunday 13 November||9:00 AM - Divine Liturgy|
|Saturday 19 November||5:00 PM - All Night Vigil||22nd Sunday after Pentecost|
|Sunday 20 November||9:00 AM - Divine Liturgy|
|Saturday 26 November||5:00 PM - All Night Vigil||23rd Sunday after Pentecost|
|Sunday 27 November||9:00 AM - Divine Liturgy|
- April 2015 - Great Friday and Pascha… View photos…
- 1-4 May 2014 - Choral Conference audio recordings… Read on…
- 5 July 2013 - Award for Archpriest Alexander… View photos…
- 5 July 2013 - Patronal Feast… View photos…
- 24 June 2013 - Farewell to a member of the Choir… View photos…
- May - Holy Week and Pascha… View photos…
We would encourage those who attend our services and are part of the Orthodox community in Canberra to become parish members. An explanation of the importance of parish membership is available in Russian and English, as is a parish membership form, also in Russian and English.