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 Vigil for Theophany (Monday 18 January) is at 6 PM, not 5 PM as previously indicated. There will be no services on Saturday 23 or Sunday 24 January.
The dean of the cathedral is Archpriest Alexander Morozow.
For general enquiries please email email@example.com.
Our parish website also has web pages in Russian with different content.
- 5 December 2015
- Announcement of the Russian Bazaar on 12 December
- 28 November 2015
- November edition of Listok (in Russian).
- 12 October 2015
- Russian food festival on 24 October 2015
- 26 July 2015
- July edition of Listok (in Russian).
- 11 May 2015
- Photos from Great Friday and Pascha.
- 10 May 2015
- April edition of Listok (in Russian).
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)
|Wednesday 6 January||6:00 PM - All Night Vigil||The Nativity of Our Lord, God and Saviour Jesus Christ|
|Thursday 7 January||9:00 AM - Divine Liturgy|
|Saturday 9 January||5:00 PM - All Night Vigil||32nd Sunday after Pentecost|
Sunday after the Nativity
|Sunday 10 January||9:00 AM - Divine Liturgy|
|Saturday 16 January||5:00 PM - All Night Vigil||33rd Sunday after Pentecost|
Sunday before Theophany
|Sunday 17 January||9:00 AM - Divine Liturgy|
|Monday 18 January||6:00 PM - All Night Vigil||Theophany|
|Tuesday 19 January||9:00 AM - Divine Liturgy|
Great Blessing of Water
|Saturday 23 January||No service||34th Sunday after Pentecost|
Sunday after Theophany
|Sunday 24 January||No service|
|Saturday 30 January||5:00 PM - All Night Vigil||35th Sunday after Pentecost|
|Sunday 31 January||9:00 AM - Divine Liturgy|
|Saturday 6 February||5:00 PM - All Night Vigil||36th Sunday after Pentecost|
|Sunday 7 February||9:00 AM - Divine Liturgy|
|Saturday 13 February||No service||37th Sunday after Pentecost|
|Sunday 14 February||9:00 AM - No service|
|5:00 PM - All Night Vigil||The Meeting of Our Lord, God and Saviour Jesus Christ|
|Monday 15 February||7:00 AM - Divine Liturgy|
|Saturday 20 February||No service||Sunday of the Publican and the Pharisee|
|Sunday 21 February||No service|
|Saturday 27 February||No service||Sunday of the Prodigal Son|
|Sunday 28 February||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.