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St John the Baptist Parish

Welcome to the mobile 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)

St John the Baptist Parish

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)

St John the Baptist Parish

Schedule of Upcoming Services
Saturday 4 March5:00 PM - All Night VigilThe First Sunday of Great Lent
Triumph of Orthodoxy
Sunday 5 March9:00 AM - Divine Liturgy
Wednesday 8 March6:00 PM - Great Compline
Saturday 11 March5:00 PM - All Night VigilThe Second Sunday of Great Lent
St. Gregory Palamas
Sunday 12 March9:00 AM - Divine Liturgy
Saturday 18 March5:00 PM - All Night VigilThe Third Sunday of Great Lent
Veneration of the Cross
Sunday 19 March9:00 AM - Divine Liturgy
Wednesday 22 March6:00 PM - Great Compline
Saturday 25 March5:00 PM - All Night VigilThe Fourth Sunday of Great Lent
St. John of the Ladder
Sunday 26 March9:00 AM - Divine Liturgy
Monday 27 March6:00 PM - Holy Unction
Anointing with oils
Wednesday 29 March6:00 PM - Matins with the Great Canon
"St Andrew's Standing" - in English
Saturday 1 April5:00 PM - All Night VigilThe Fifth Sunday of Great Lent
Venerable Mary of Egypt
Sunday 2 April9:00 AM - Divine Liturgy
Thursday 6 April6:00 PM - All Night Vigil
Great Compline and Matins
Annunciation of the Most Holy Mother of God
Friday 7 April9:00 AM - Vesperal Divine Liturgy

St John the Baptist Parish

Rector His Grace Bishop George of Canberra
Dean Rev. Archpriest Alexander Morozow Phone: (02) 6295 7798 (H)
Warden (староста) Andrei Chernih E-mail: warden@stjohnthebaptist.org.au
Secretary George Shaw Phone: 0417 493 350 (M)
Choir Mistress Ludmilla Yakimov Phone: (02) 6291 6584 (H)
Head Sister Irene Ovchinnikov Phone: (02) 6293 2373 (H)
Community Liaison Dimitri de Wouytch Phone: (02) 6295 2874 (H)
E-mail: dimitri@webone.com.au