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.
1 bedroom flat in church grounds. Separate lounge room and kitchen. $260 per week. Contact Father Alexander on 6295 7798 for further details.
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 dean of the cathedral is Archpriest Alexander Morozow.
For general enquiries please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our parish website also has web pages in Russian with different content.
- 11 May 2015
- Photos from Great Friday and Pascha.
- 10 May 2015
- April edition of Listok (in Russian).
- 14 March 2015
- Announcement of the Easter Bazaar (28 March).
- 3 February 2015
- January edition of Listok (in Russian).
- 22 November 2014
- November edition of Listok (in Russian), Parish Bazaar.
- 5 November 2014
- Additional audio recordings from the Choral conference.
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 30 May||5:00 PM - All Night Vigil||Pentecost – Trinity Sunday|
|Sunday 31 May||9:00 AM - Divine Liturgy|
|Saturday 6 June||5:00 PM - All Night Vigil||1st Sunday after Pentecost – Sunday of All Saints|
|Sunday 7 June||9:00 AM - Divine Liturgy|
|Saturday 13 June||5:00 PM - All Night Vigil||2nd Sunday after Pentecost – All Saints of Russia|
|Sunday 14 June||9:00 AM - Divine Liturgy|
|Saturday 20 June||5:00 PM - All Night Vigil||3rd Sunday after Pentecost|
|Sunday 21 June||9:00 AM - Divine Liturgy|
|Saturday 27 June||No service||4th Sunday after Pentecost|
|Sunday 28 June||9:00 AM - Divine Liturgy|
|Saturday 4 July||5:00 PM - All Night Vigil||5th Sunday after Pentecost|
|Sunday 5 July||9:00 AM - Hierarchical 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.