Unction Service and Kurst Root Icon
The Unction with Oils Healing Service in the presence of the Kursk Root icon of the Mother of God will be on Monday 30 March at 6.00 pm
There will be a discussion group at 7 PM after Great Compline on Wednesday 18 March, in the church. The topic will be the Old Testamnet. All Welcome.
Saturday 28 March at the church hall - see the flyer.
On 1-4 May 2014, St John the Baptist Parish hosted the 2014 diocesan Choral Conference (Певческий Съезд). Photos, music and videos are being added to the conference page.
The rector of the parish is Archpriest Alexander Morozow.
For general enquiries please email email@example.com.
Our parish website also has web pages in Russian with different content.
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 28 March||5:00 PM - All Night Vigil||Fifth Sunday of Great Lent - St. Mary of Egypt|
|Sunday 29 March||9:00 AM - Divine Liturgy|
|Monday 30 March||6:00 PM - Unction||Unction with Oils Healing Service in the presence of the Kursk Root icon of the Mother of God|
|Wednesday 1 April||6:00 PM - Great Compline||Sixth week of Great Lent|
|Friday 3 April||6:00 PM - Matins||Lazarus Saturday|
|Saturday 4 April||9:00 AM - Divine Liturgy|
|5:00 PM - All Night Vigil||Palm Sunday - the Entry of the Lord into Jerusalem|
|Sunday 5 April||9:00 AM - Divine Liturgy|
|Monday 6 April||6:00 PM - All Night Vigil||Annunciation|
|Tuesday 7 April||9:00 AM - Divine Liturgy|
|Wednesday 8 April||6:00 PM - Great Compline||Great Wednesday|
|Thursday 9 April||6:00 PM - Matins|
Reading of the 12 Passion Gospels
|Friday 10 April||3:00 PM - Vespers|
Christ’s body taken down from the Cross
|6:00 PM - Matins|
Burial of Jesus Christ
|Saturday 11 April||9:30 AM - Vesperal Divine Liturgy|
Christ resting in the Grave
|11:00 PM - Blessing of Easter fare (kulitchi, paskha, eggs) at the Community hall|
|11:25 PM - Midnight Office|
Return Of Christ’s Shroud to the Altar
|Sunday 12 April||12:00 AM - Paschal Matins and Liturgy||The Radiant Resurrection of Christ|
|Monday 13 April||9:00 AM - Divine Liturgy||Bright Monday|
|Saturday 18 April||5:00 PM - All Night Vigil||Second Sunday of Pascha - St Thomas Sunday|
|Sunday 19 April||9:00 AM - Divine Liturgy|
and Requiems at Cemeteries
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.